WASHINGTON DC – The United States set a new one-day record for COVID deaths on Wednesday, December 2.
There were 3,157 COVID-19 deaths reported Wednesday, December 2.
That is an all-time high for the pandemic.
The previous record of 2,603 set on April 15.
The new record is about 20% higher.
Since the pandemic began, 273,799 people in the US have died of the virus and more than 13.9 million have been infected, according to Johns Hopkins University.