U.S. Records Highest Daily Covid Death Toll in More Than Six Months

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    Covid-19 infection rates are accelerating in the U.S. Southwest and Rocky Mountain West after sweeping through the Midwest. New Mexico saw the nation’s worst trajectory of new cases Tuesday, with the seven-day average rising 27.7% from a week ago, almost triple the national rate. Colorado also had one of the steepest at 20%, behind only Wyoming and Vermont, according to Covid Tracking Project data. Nevada posted a record case count Tuesday. Some of the outbreak’s other recent hot spots appear to have been granted a reprieve, at least for now. In North and South Dakota, among the most infectious, the seven-day average of cases per million dropped in recent days. The U.S. reported an additional 166,672 virus cases on Tuesday, according to Covid Tracking Project data. There have been more than 260,000 deaths cumulatively, according to Johns Hopkins University. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm Bloomberg Quicktake brings you live global news and original shows spanning business, technology, politics and culture. Make sense of the stories changing your business and your world. To watch complete coverage on Bloomberg Quicktake 24/7, visit http://www.bloomberg.com/qt/live, or watch on Apple TV, Roku, Samsung Smart TV, Fire TV and Android TV on the Bloomberg app. Have a story to tell? Fill out this survey for a chance to have it featured on Bloomberg Quicktake: https://cor.us/surveys/27AF30 Connect with us on… YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Bloomberg Breaking News on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/BloombergQuickTakeNews Twitter: https://twitter.com/quicktake Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/quicktake Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/quicktake

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