COVID-19 Seven-Day Average Surpasses 60,000, Breaking US Record

The U.S. for the first time surpassed more than 60,000 new coronavirus cases on Monday, based on an average of new cases per day over the previous seven days, according to a CNBC analysis of data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. 

Across the country, more than a third of U.S. states reported record highs in daily new cases, based on a seven-day moving average, according to the data. Twenty states, including Florida and Georgia, broke records on Monday with an average of 10,855 and 3,358 new cases, respectively. 

As the number of Covid-19 cases continue to surge in the U.S., labs across the nation are falling behind in processing and delivering test results, according two of the country’s biggest lab diagnostics companies

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