U.S. Records More Than 4,000 Dead In 1 Day From COVID-19, A Grim New Record

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A doctor prepares to administer a vaccine injection at NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital on Friday in Bronxville, N.Y.

The U.S. hit more than 4,000 deaths on Jan. 7, which also saw 274,703 new infections, according to Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. continues to lead the world in both cases and deaths.

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