KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States of America has reported a record number of Covid-19 cases for the third day in a row, says a report.
More than 127,000 Covid-19 infections and 1,149 fatalities were reported across America on Friday, said the Johns Hopkins University.
The Midwest was worst-hit even as the number of new cases was nearing springtime levels in the south, northeast and west. For the fourth consecutive day on Friday, deaths were recorded above 1,000.
The US, which has seen the highest number deaths and infections, has over 236,000 coronavirus-related fatalities and 9.7 million known virus cases.