By late Friday morning, Johns Hopkins had reported 21,133 new cases and 144 deaths.
A number of states are still reporting record high case numbers, and hospitalizations are up as well. At the time it represented the first time the US saw cases surpass 100,000 in a single day.
The US is averaging 850 deaths a day, up from 700 a month ago. By comparison Brazil has reported 5.5 million cases - the third highest total in the world - while Russian Federation at 1.7 million is fourth.
Other states with over 210,000 cases include Illinois, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Arizona, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Ohio, Pennsylvania and MI, according to the CSSE.
In North Dakota, there are only six intensive care beds available in the entire state.
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Global oil demand will peak at 102m b/d in 2028, down from the previous estimate of 106m b/d in 2030, according to Rystad Energy. Vitol sees winter demand at 96 million barrels per day (bpd) while Trafigura expects demand to drop to 92 million bpd or lower.
Almost 4,500 came from Missouri, according to the 41 Action News Daily COVID-19 Tracker. Only two USA states - Alabama and Tennessee - are trending in the right direction.
With nearly 9.5 million total coronavirus infections and more than 233,000 deaths, the United States has both the highest number of cases and the highest total death toll in the world.
"If we keep up this level of progress we will be able to open up some of the things that aren't open, but we don't know what that will entail", he said. "The risk of catching this virus in every county is very real".
Meanwhile, in states with surging infection rates, officials are urging caution, while some put new measures in place to stem the spread of the virus. The state reported 6.9% of tests came back positive Wednesday, the most recent data available.
Cuomo also said NY is doing "extraordinary well" compared to the rest of the country and is only trailing Vermont and Maine.