The United States reported 3,744 additional coronavirus deaths on Wednesday -- a single-day record high for the second consecutive day, according to Johns Hopkins University's tally.
The previous record of 3,725 fatalities was recorded on Tuesday.
JHU also recorded 229,042 new Covid-19 cases nationwide on Wednesday.
At least 19,740,468 total cases and 342,312 deaths have now been recorded in the US, according to JHU.
The totals include cases from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and other US territories, as well as repatriated cases.
At least 12,409,050 vaccine doses have been distributed and at least 2,794,588 doses administered, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CNN is tracking US cases: