The United States reported 126,742 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University -- the highest number of cases identified in a single day since the pandemic began.
Saturday was the fourth day this week that more than 100,000 new patients were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus -- and the third day in a row cases topped 120,000.
At least 1,040 people died on Saturday from the virus, bringing the nationwide death toll to 237,113.
Since the pandemic began, at least 9,860,558 Covid-19 cases have been identified in the United States, according to Johns Hopkins University,
The totals include cases from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and other U.S. territories, as well as repatriated cases.
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