People wait in line for their Covid-19 test in Rosemead, California, on January 5. Photo: AFP
People wait in line for their Covid-19 test in Rosemead, California, on January 5. Photo: AFP

Joe Biden says US on right track in coronavirus fight even as new cases hit record 1.35 million

  • Scientists say the true tally may have hit a peak of 6 million daily infections as cases go undetected due to asymptomatic patients and lack of testing
  • Omicron was estimated to account for 98.3 per cent of total new Covid-19 infections in the country as of January 8

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People wait in line for their Covid-19 test in Rosemead, California, on January 5. Photo: AFP
People wait in line for their Covid-19 test in Rosemead, California, on January 5. Photo: AFP
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