6 days US hits 12 million COVID-19 cases as many Americans defy Thanksgiving travel guidance Inquirer
CONNECTICUT --- The United States recorded its 12th million COVID-19 case on Saturday, even as millions of Americans were expected to travel for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, ignoring warnings from health officials about furthering the spread of the infectious disease. More than 12,010,000 cases of the coronavirus were reported, according to a Reuters tally of public health data, capping a series of days with record-breaking infections, with the Midwest experiencing one of the most dramatic increases in cases per capita. The COVID-19 epidemic has claimed more than 255,000 lives in the United States - more than in any other nation ... more