Against the advice of many public health experts, another wave of US states are preparing to lift coronavirus restrictions this week.
According to Reuters, the White House sees this month’s jobless rate hitting 16% or higher.
Health experts warn more human interaction could trigger a new wave of cases of COVID-19.
The highly contagious virus has already killed more than 54,300 Americans.
States are experimenting by reopening economies without the testing and contact-tracing infrastructure.