People queue for a COVID-19 test on Broadway in SoHo as the Omicron coronavirus variant continues to spread in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., December 27, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Dec 29 (Reuters) – The average number of daily COVID-19 cases in the United States has hit a record high of 258,312 over the past seven days, according to a Reuters tally.

The previous peak for the seven-day moving average was a figure of 250,141 recorded on Jan. 8 of this year.States showing the highest daily infection numbers on Tuesday included New York, which reported as many as 40,780 cases, and California, […]

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