India drops to No. 2 in daily cases as US surges again
New Delhi: After recording the
For two days running, Thursday and Friday, the US reported more daily cases than India, which had been logging the highest single-day counts in the world since August 6.
The US recorded 66,131 and 71,687 fresh infections on these two days, as per worldometers.info, while the
It was after 71 days that the US again posted the highest daily tally in the world on Thursday. During these 71 days, India held the top position. In cumulative caseload, the US continues to lead the world with more than 8.3 million cases so far. India holds the second spot with nearly 7.5 million cases.