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U.S. breaks daily COVID death toll for second day in a row

U.S. breaks daily COVID death toll for second day in a row
The United States reported a record high daily COVID-19 death toll Wednesday, topping the peak reached just a day earlier.

The United States reported a record high daily COVID-19 death toll Wednesday, topping the peak reached just a day earlier.records highest COVID-19 daily death toll since pandemic started » California reported 424 deaths Wednesday as Los Angeles County reached the grim milestone of 10,000 deaths.More than 3,700 people died of COVID-19 Wednesday, the second day in a row.(Charles Rex Arbogast/AP) Texas saw a record number of hospitalizations for the third consecutive day in a row, while Mississippi and Louisiana reported their highest single-day infections.

8 million doses administered as of Wednesday, according to the CDC.More than 12 million doses have been distributed around the country.

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