U.S. counts 21 million Covid cases
The U.S. registered its 21 millionth Covid-19 case Tuesday, as there were 3,326 reported deaths and more than 250,000 cases tallied, according to NBC News’ count.
As of Wednesday morning, 357,958 have died and 21.1 million in the U.S. have had the disease.
These states set single-day records Tuesday:
- Alabama, 5,498 cases
- Arizona, 253 dead
- Mississippi, 91 dead
- West Virginia, 46 dead
European Union agency approves Moderna’s Covid vaccine
AMSTERDAM — The European Union’s medicines agency gave the green light Wednesday to Moderna Inc.’s Covid-19 vaccine, a decision that gives the 27-nation bloc a second vaccine to use in the desperate battle to tame the virus rampaging across the continent.
The approval recommendation by the European Medicines Agency’s human medicines committee —…