“But there’s absolutely no behavior change. If anything, behaviors are moving in the other direction,” said Ipsos pollster and senior vice president Chris Jackson, pointing to more time spent with friends and family and steady rates of dining out.
By the numbers: There were roughly 96,000 new daily cases over the last week, up more than 50% from about 62,500 two weeks ago.
The highest reported case rates continue to be in the northeast with Connecticut and Rhode Island both posting more than 76 new cases per 100,000 people. Massachusetts tallied 66 new cases per 100,000.
States with some of the biggest recent case jumps include Hawaii, Michigan, New Jersey and Delaware.