Covid live updates: U.S. shatters single day case record with more than 194,000 recorded

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Minyvonne Burke1h ago / 4:57 PM UTCU.S. surpasses more than 12 million Covid casesThe United States topped 12 million cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, as the third wave’s uncontrolled spread prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to urge Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving.The country recorded more than 200,000 coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 12,002,863, according to NBC News’ tally. The total number of deaths is 255,567.More than 40 states plus Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam are experiencing a percentage increase in cases from over the past 14 days. Of those, a dozen states are seeing a spike in new cases.Click here to read more. Share this -Reuters2h ago / 3:59 PM UTCXi says China ready to boost global vaccine cooperationBEIJING — President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that China is ready to step up global Covid-19 vaccine cooperation, and called for better international coordination on policies to facilitate movement of people.Pharmaceutical companies and research centers around the world are working on potential Covid-19 vaccines, with large global trials of several of the candidates involving tens of thousands of participants underway. China has five home-grown candidates undergoing Phase III trials.”China …

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