CASES, DEATHS SET RECORDS
HOUSTON — Record numbers of confirmed coronavirus infections and deaths emerged again in states in the South and West, with hospitals stretched to the brink.
Texas reported 10,000 new cases for the third straight day and 129 deaths. Florida reached another record, with 156 virus deaths, and health officials reported a staggering 13,965 new cases. South Carolina confirmed 69 deaths, more than double any other day.