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The number of coronavirus cases rose by 45,330 in the United States on Friday, it's largest single-day spike since the pandemic began, taking the number of confirmed infections in the worst-hit country to 2.46 million.

According to The Johns Hopkins University tally, 574 deaths were recorded during the last 24 hours from Thursday evening, taking the overall toll to nearly 125,000. EFE-EPA