The United States reported 88,521 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, according to Johns Hopkins University -- the highest single-day total since the pandemic began.
The previous daily high was 83,731 cases, reported on October 23.
An additional 971 virus-related fatalities were also confirmed on Thursday, according to JHU's tally.
The nationwide totals now stand at 8,944,934 cases and 228,656 deaths.
The totals include cases from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and other US territories, as well as repatriated cases.
CNN is tracking the US cases: