The seven-day moving average of daily new coronavirus cases in the U.S. is back on the rise, at least initially, after a steady decline through much of August and early September, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Experts have warned the Labor Day holiday weekend could have spurred heightened transmission of the virus that would only appear in data sets as confirmed cases after a short lag for incubation and reporting.
Here are some of the biggest developments Wednesday:
The following data was compiled by Johns Hopkins University:
- Global cases: More than 29.65 million
- Global deaths: At least 936,905
- U.S. cases: More than 6.6 million
- U.S. deaths: At least 196,254