COVID in US: 4,409 deaths, highest ever in a single day

On the day of President Joe Biden's inauguration, more than 4,400 Americans died from COVID-19.

The daily COVID Tracking Project update shows that U.S. states reported 1.8 million tests, 186,000 cases, and that 122,700 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Today also marks a record: 4,409 confirmed coronavirus deaths.