Bloomberg News, 7/11/2020, 4:58:07 PM
U.S. virus cases rose 2.3% with a record 71,389 new infections, exceeding the 1.9% average daily increase of the previous seven days. It was the fifth consecutive day of rising U.S. cases, according to data compiled by Bloomberg and Johns Hopkins University. Walt Disney Co. reopened two theme parks in Florida. That state and Arizona reported increased Covid-19 deaths, while the pace of infections slowed in both states. Texas had a record number of new cases. A proposal for blood-plasma inoculations against the coronavirus that proponents say could protect people for months is languishing, the Los Angeles Times reported.