On Friday, there were 126,480 new coronavirus cases recorded in the United States, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
It marked the highest single-day number of cases reported in the country since the pandemic began.
It was also the second consecutive day that the US surpassed 120,000 cases, and the third in a row of more than 100,000 infections.
Worst coronavirus days in the US so far:
- November 6: 126,480
- November 5: 121,888
- November 4: 102,831
- October 30: 99,321
- November 3: 91,530
There were also 1,146 more Covid-related deaths in the US on Friday, according to JHU.
The US had four straight days of more than 1,000 coronavirus deaths this week. The last time there was such a streak was in August.