US crisis deepens with 40,000 coronavirus cases in one day - BBC News

US crisis deepens with 40,000 coronavirus cases in one day – BBC News

The United States has recorded an all-time daily high of 40,000 coronavirus infections, according to figures from the Johns Hopkins University.

Two of the country’s biggest states, Texas and Florida, have reimposed some lockdown restrictions, with the governor of Texas ordering all bars to close.

The US has now reported over 2.4 million confirmed infections and more than 125,000 deaths – the highest figures in the world.

Reeta Chakrabarti presents BBC News at Ten reporting from North America Editor Jon Sopel.


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