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U.S. reports record increase in daily COVID-19 cases for third consecutive day

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker performs a COVID-19 test at a drive-thru testing site at Bellin Health, a hospital in Green Bay, Wisconsin, U.S., October 20, 2020. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar/

(Reuters) - The United States on Friday reported a record increase in new coronavirus cases for a third straight day with at least 121,337 new infections, according to a Reuters tally.

The outbreak is spreading in every region, with 19 out of 50 states reporting record one-day increases on Friday, according to the Reuters tally.

Reporting by Anurag Maan in Bengaluru; Editing by Leslie Adler

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