Nearly 2,100 Died of Covid-19 in U.S. On Tuesday, Deadliest Day Since Early Summer

Tuesday was the deadliest day in the coronavirus pandemic for the U.S. since early summer — a troubling sign that the worst still on the horizon.

The country reported nearly 2,100 covid-19 deaths Tuesday, according to data tracked and analyzed by The Washington Post. It’s the highest mark since May 6, when states reported a combined 2,611 virus fatalities.

Here are some significant developments: