North Carolina is still in the early stages of the outbreak. Florida is experiencing a (predictable) rebound post-Memorial Day. Hospitalizations are rising in Texas (along with cases).
Florida’s COVID-19 case load began to increase after 01 May and has exploded the first week in June. Since 01 May (a Friday) the state has trended upward in number of cases each week. The June 3-4-5 data represent a change in pattern: there has only been one instance of back-to-back “highs” in case reports.
Survey participants in 11 countries trusted government more than business when the issue is COVID-19, according to Edelman research from April. It’s day 134 since the first case of coronavirus disease was announced in the United States.