The US has recorded a record jump in coronavirus cases for the second day in a row with over 53,000, daily infections as the country gears up for the 4th of July Independence Day weekend. With many US States re-imposing restrictions among the steep rise in cases, this year's celebrations may be more muted.
After Covid-19 rose steadily to begin with, the curve flattened and cases levelled off and even dropped from the end of April to mid-June. But with the widening easing of lockdown restrictions, new infections have shot up again.
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