Peter Wells in New York
Pennsylvania, one of the battlefield states in the upcoming presidential election, reported the largest surge in coronavirus cases in a day on Tuesday.
Another 2,751 people tested positive, the state health department announced this afternoon, after a week low of 1,407 on Monday and 1,557 on Tuesday last week.
Wisconsin reported a record jump in coronavirus cases and deaths Tuesday, reflecting the week-long flare-up of the political swing state.
There were 5,262 confirmed cases uncovered by authorities this afternoon, up from 2,883 on Monday and above the previous daily record of 4,591 on Tuesday last week. The state's health department attributed another 64 deaths to the coronavirus.
Florida reported nearly 4,300 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, hitting its 7-day average, its highest level in just over two months.
Voters stand in line at a polling station in Hialeah, Florida
The Sunshine State averaged just over 3,700 new cases per day for the past week, the highest 7-day average rate since Aug. 24.
Arizona's new coronavirus case count climbed back to over 1,000 on Tuesday, while the death toll rose the most in almost a week.
Another 1,157 people tested positive in the past 24 hours, up from 801 on Monday and 1,040 on Tuesday last week.
California reported new coronavirus cases and deaths Tuesday, both of which were below their respective averages over the past week.
According to authorities, 3,188 people tested positive in the last 24 hours, up from 2,981 people on Monday and 3,286 people on Tuesday last week. Another 43 deaths were attributed to the coronavirus.