As Phase One of reopening begins in Northern Virginia, a waitress with a face mask to protect against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) serves diners at a restaurant in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S., May 29, 2020.
Kevin Lamarque | Reuters
The U.S. reported more than 27,700 coronavirus cases on Thursday as the average number of daily new cases steadily grows compared to recent months of decline, according to a CNBC analysis of data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
As of Thursday, the nation’s seven-day average of new Covid-19 cases increased more than 15% compared to a week ago, according to Hopkins data. Cases are growing by 5% or more in 27 states across the U.S., including Arizona,…