US Covid-19 data (July 6) update: US cases rise 2.0% v 7-day avg. 1.8%

US stocks were impressive despite a record surge in new COVID-19 cases in 16 US states.

US Covid-19 data had been compiled for July 6 with US cases rising 2.0% v a 7-day average of 1.8%.

The following are a latest update of the key developments across the critical states for which are suffering the most:

  • Texas Cases Rise 2.7% v 7-Day Avg. 4.0%.
  • Texas Hospitalizations Rise 517 To Record 8,698.
  • Florida Cases Rise 3.2% v 7-Day Avg. 5.1%.
  • Arizona Cases Rise 3.4% v 7-Day Avg 4.1%
  • California Cases Rise By Record 11,529.

Performing sectors

As for performers in today’s open, all industry sectors were positive to start the day.

Leading the way was telecommunications, up 1.56 per cent at the start of the day while health shares were the laggard, only rising 0.14 per cent.

Materials were higher by 1.51 per cent, and consumer discretionary, better by 1.39 per cent.

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