The U.S. marked another grim milestone as the country reached 11 million confirmed COVID-19 cases less than a week after it hit 10 million.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 15: A woman walks out of a drugstore in Times Square as New York City tries to contain a spike in COVID-19 cases on November 15, 2020 in New York City. While much of the nation has witnessed a surge in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths, New York City is seeing a gradual rise in its infection rate which now stands just below 3 percent. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has said he will close schools if the rate exceeds 3 percent. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)