The United States reported 2,146 deaths from Covid-19 on Tuesday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
This is the 21st time that the US has added more than 2,000 coronavirus fatalities in a day and the highest new death numbers since May. The most deaths in a single day were recorded April 15 -- 2,603 people.
The US also reported 172,935 new coronavirus infections Tuesday, according to JHU. The nationwide totals now stand at 12,591,163 confirmed cases and 259,925 deaths.
CNN is tracking US cases: