US hits record number of COVID-19 cases for third day

Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence says ‘we flattened the curve.’

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    The number of new COVID-19 infections in the United States has surged to another high, for the third day running, driven by surging cases in 16 states.

    Sensing a worsening situation, the government held its first coronavirus task force briefing in two months.

    And although Vice President Mike Pence remained upbeat, the top infectious diseases expert warned there is a serious problem.

    Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher reports from Washington, DC.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


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