The US reported more daily cases than India for the last two days running. US piped India which had been logging the highest single-day counts in the world since August 6. In the last two days, the US recorded 66,131 and 71,687 fresh infections respectively whereas in the same period, fresh infections in India were 64,237 and 62,587. It was after 71 days that the US again posted the highest daily tally in the world on Thursday. During these 71 days, India held the top position in terms of fresh coronavirus cases. Daily cases have been falling in India after peaking on September 17, when over 98,000 cases were recorded.