Biden vows virus action against COVID-19 on ‘day one’ after winning the pole

The United States reported a record number of new coronavirus cases for the third day in a row, as Joe Biden vowed to act upon the pandemic on “day one” if he wins the US presidential election.

Global diseases have surged past 49 million and Europe has become the new pandemic epicenter in current time, with more than 300,000 deaths.

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More than 127,000 new COVID infections were proclaimed in the US on Friday, the third straight day of record cases, as votes from the bitterly fought presidential election were still being counted.

Still, No winner has been announced but Joe Biden vowed on late Friday that he would not spend any time in addressing the pandemic if he is victorious.

The infection figures came as President Donald Trump, who survived a period of Covid-19 in October and has been widely criticized over his approach to the crisis, pursued his Democratic challenger in the ongoing vote count.

US cases are fast approaching 10 million, with more than 236,000 deaths, and the pandemic has hammered the world’s biggest economy, leaving millions jobless.

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