US coronavirus case rates are ticking up after weeks of decline

(CNN) Daily US coronavirus cases have been ticking up recently, a trend medical experts have said they won’t want to see as a potentially complicated flu season approaches. New daily cases averaged about 39,700 over a week as of Thursday — and that average has risen the past five days, data from Johns Hopkins University show. This comes after weeks of decline from a summer surge. It’s well below the summer peak average of 67,300 on July 22. But health experts have said they fear it might be too high to prevent big spikes this fall, as colder weather sends more people indoors, increasing the risk of spreading both Covid-19 and the flu.” To read the full article, click here.