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This live coverage has ended. Continue reading the Coronavirus liveblog from Dec. 23, 2020.The United States on Tuesday saw more Covid-19 deaths than ever before, a grim milestone in a month that has seen records set and then surpassed.Across the country, 3,350 Covid-19 deaths were reported, according to NBC News’ tally. The previous highest number of deaths reported in a single day was Dec. 16.Meanwhile, President Donald Trump criticized a massive Covid-19 relief package that had just been passed by Congress.Trump said in a video that he wanted the bill to be amended to increase the $600 direct payment to $2,000, as well as other changes. Trump didn’t explicitly say he would veto it, but his remarks suggested that he might.Map of U.S. hot spots and worldwide Covid-19 cases.Tracking surges in states across the country this winter.Map of travel restrictions and which states have a mask mandate.Click here for more of NBC News’ Covid-19 coverage.