Georgia and North Carolina both reported record highs for single-day coronavirus case count increases Saturday, according to data compiled by John Hopkins University.
Georgia reported 4,688 new cases Saturday for a total of 139,880 coronavirus cases statewide.
Previously, 4,490 was the record number of cases in Georgia, reported July 10, according to the data from JHU. At least 3,000 new cases have been reported daily for the past six days.
North Carolina reported 2,522 new cases for a total of 98,092 cases statewide.
The previous record for the state was on July 10, when 2,376 new cases were reported, according to the data. There have only been four days where more than 2,000 cases were reported in a single day in the state, all since July 3.