November 9: COVID-19 Cases Spike in U.S., Europe as Vaccine Hopes Soar

Europe is leading the surge in coronavirus cases, but the U.S. is seeing cases climb as well, as this chart from the New York Times shows.

While all the attention has been focused on election, COVID-19 continued to spread in the U.S. and globally, surpassing the 10 million case mark in the U.S. and the 50 million number globally.

COVID-19 Cases spiked in the U.S., peaking at 132,156 on the 6th and exceeding 120,00 on both the 5th and 7th.  Deaths have also increased, although not as dramatically, with more than 1,000 deaths for five days in a row, the first time that has happened since August.

In the past 24 hours, reported cases declined to 103, 657 and deaths dropped to 464.  Total deaths in the U.S. attributed to coronavirus are 238,000, although many of these patients had comorbidities.

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