The United States broke its daily record of new coronavirus infections on Friday as it reported 84,218 new cases due to outbreaks in almost every part of the country, according to report.
The crisis comes less than two weeks before the November 3 presidential election, and it strikes off states such as Ohio, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. On Thursday, the United States reported 76,195 new cases nearby.
Currently, there are over 41,000 hospitalizations and an average of about 800 deaths a day. Sixteen nations recorded a one-day recording of new cases on Friday and 11 reported record number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals.
Health experts have not identified the cause of the increase but have long warned that cold temperatures are driving people indoors, the exhaustion of COVID-19 and students returning to schools and colleges, could encourage the spread of the virus.
The United States has the highest number of incidents in the world at 8.5 million and 224,000 people were killed. The United States reported last week an average of 60,000 new cases a day, the highest of seven days since the beginning of August.
The Midwest has been the scene of recent outbreaks but diseases are on the rise across the country.
Northeast has reported a 83 percent increase in cases in recent months.Western provinces including Montana, New Mexico and Wyoming have reported a 200% increase in cases over the past four weeks compared to the previous four weeks.