Coronavirus Impact on US Economy and Health
Coronavirus has touched every aspect of American life. This US COVID-19 recovery hub will give you the data to measure where recovery is happening as it happens.
How many new cases of COVID-19 are there daily? Are people recovering? Measuring new cases is key to understanding if the spread is slowing.
Are people back at work or on unemployment insurance? Understanding how many people remain on unemployment insurance is a timely way of understanding if job levels are returning to normal.
Standard of Living
Consumer spending is a critical indicator of individuals’ livelihood. Spending decreases when the economy is suffering; seeing it return to normal could be evidence of the beginning of an economic recovery.
The government spent unprecedented amounts to stimulate the economy in response to COVID-19. Tracking how high government spending is and when it begins to return to normal levels is a crucial indicator of whether the government sees the US as in crisis.