Texas shatters daily coronavirus case record with nearly 27K tally

The state reported 26,990 new COVID-19 cases, breaking the previous daily record set less than a week ago, according to Bloomberg News.

Tuesday’s tally for new coronavirus cases was 41 percent higher than the previous record, which was set on on Dec. 23.

Separately, the state set a new record for COVID-19 hospitalizations, the outlet reported, with 11,775.