California, Texas, and Florida had all set records for the number of new COVID-19 cases in a day, said CNN.

The report said all three states broke previous records.

According to Johns Hopkins University records, there were 34,720 new cases were reported Tuesday in the US.

The third-highest number of new cases reported in one day since the beginning of the pandemic.

The previous records were both set in April.

These three US states are the most populous.

According to the latest US Census Bureau they account for 27.4% of the 328 million people living in the US.

Though some politicians argued that increased testing is the cause of increased positive cases, an expert begged to differ.

Michael Osterholm, director of Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy at University of Minnesota, said:

“This is not an artifact of just more testing at all.”


Texas’ Tale

In Texas, new cases and hospitalizations are rising at their fastest rate yet, said CNN.

Texas health authorities reported 5,551 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, breaking the previous record of 5,489 set the day before.

Gov. Greg Abbott advised Texans to stay home due to the surge.

While some health officials are calling for statewide stay-at-home order.

“Because the spread is so rampant right now, there’s never a reason for you to have to leave your home,” said Abbott.

“Unless you do need to go out, the safest place for you is at your home,” he added.

California’s Record

CNN said, California obliterated its previous single-day high with 7,149 cases reported on Tuesday.

This is according to the state Department of Public Health.

The previous record was just more than 5,000, just a day ago.

Hospitalization and ICU rates due to the virus is also at an all-time high in the state, the report added.

California governor, Gavin Newsom, recently re-established a precaution order. Click here to see which one.

Florida’s Case

In Florida, the state has recorded 5,511 new cases on Tuesday, the highest number in a single day.

This is according to the Florida Department of Health.

Gov. Ron DeSantis was adamant that the rise to “testing more,”

However, but other said community transmission is still playing a role as the state reopens.


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