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Kristina Boedtger and Colin Patrick work out at Historic Fourth Ward Park on May 10, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Georgia’s coronavirus cases haven’t spiked since reopening — but there isn’t a strong downward trend either

It's tempting to celebrate the data as a sign that reopening Georgia won't worsen its COVID-19 outbreak, but it's still early to draw that conclusion.
The annual wage in the amusement parks industry was far below the median across all industries.

Disney World is reopening — here’s how much workers are paid at America’s amusement parks

Disney World plans to reopen its parks in July after closing due to the coronavirus. The overall median wage for amusement park workers is low.

US weekly jobless claims hit 2.1 million, bringing the 10-week total to more than 40 million

"At this pace, claims won't be back below 1 million until September," said Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics.

Economists expect another 2.1 million Americans filed for unemployment insurance last week

The falling rate of weekly claims suggest the US is "well beyond the peak of inflows into unemployment," said Deutsche Bank economist Justin Weidner.

5 charts show how the coronavirus crisis has dwarfed the Great Recession in just 2 months

"It just goes to show you how quickly the current crisis has evolved and how deep it is," said Daniel Zhao, an economist at Glassdoor.
COVID-19 cases counts is just one way of measuring outbreaks.

An interactive map compares coronavirus outbreaks across US states, based on case totals, cases per capita, and test results

Total case counts are just one way to look at states' outbreaks. Looking at cases per capita and testing numbers can paint a different picture.
A doctor examines a patient who is infected by the coronavirus at a hospital in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province.

The coronavirus pandemic in 32 charts and maps

Here's where the coronavirus has spread, how quickly the case total has grown, and how the outbreak compares to others.
The oldest members of Gen Z are facing uncertainty.

The class of 2020 on what it’s like to face down crumbling colleges, a frozen job market, and COVID-19 disrupting your entry into adulthood

High-school seniors are unsure what campus life will look like. College grads are entering a paralyzed economy. But Gen Z is ready for a fight.

‘Reopening’ won’t fix the economy. Beating the virus will.

Reopening restaurants and barber shops won't get the economy going again. Tackling the coronavirus public-health crisis will.

US weekly jobless claims hit 2.4 million, bringing the 9-week total to nearly 39 million

"Each week of such high claims is a disaster in its own right," said Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics.