U.S. records deadliest coronavirus day of the summer
The U.S. reported 1,485 deaths due to the coronavirus on Wednesday, COVID Tracking Project data shows.
Why it matters: It's the highest single-day COVID-19 death toll since May 15, when the country reported 1,507 deaths. The U.S. has seen a total of 157,758 deaths from the virus.
The big picture: Georgia reported 109 deaths on Wednesday — its second triple-digit day in a row.
- North Carolina confirmed an additional 45 deaths, tying its highest daily number.