States across the US have reported 2,760 new cases of novel coronavirus over the past 24 hours, according to a tally by CNN.
On Wednesday morning at 6 a.m. ET, CNN was reporting at least 6,138 cases with 112 deaths. On Thursday morning at 6 a.m. ET, CNN had tallied at least 8,898 cases with 149 deaths; an increase of 2,760 cases and 37 deaths.
A week ago on March 12, CNN was reporting 1,274 cases and 38 deaths. Two weeks ago on March 5, CNN had counted 161 cases and 11 deaths.
Members of the White House Task Force and public health officials have warned the number of cases in the US will increase as more testing is completed.