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States Shatter Coronavirus Records As Officials Eye Holiday Weekend With Alarm

Both Florida and South Carolina reported their highest-ever daily totals for new cases. They're not alone: The number is spiking across the U.S., and July Fourth celebrations may only make it worse.

The grim news has taken no respite this Fourth of July.

On Saturday, just as residents across the country celebrated the holiday, state authorities once more reported a record-breaking and on Saturday both reported passing their previous single-day highs, while , and a slew of others continued to reel from recent records of their own.

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