US sees new virus records as Italian regions enter lockdown

Washington (AFP) – Coronavirus cases hit new records in the United States as swathes of Italy returned to lockdown Friday with the resurgent pandemic continuing its march through Europe.The US recorded a third day in a row with deaths above 1,000, while more than 120,000 infections were reported — smashing a daily record set the day before, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.More than 9.6 million people have been infected and 234,000 have died in the United States so far during the pandemic, by far the highest tolls globally.The figures comes as US President Donald Trump, who su…

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