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NEW YORK (AP) — The number of new coronavirus cases per day in the U.S. stood near an all-time high Thursday, hovering close to the peak reached in late April during some of the darkest and deadliest days of the crisis.

Lions Beach, the Riverside Park splash pad and the town square Bubbler are now open after delays because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Janesville Ice Arena will reopen June 28 for small group rentals.

Van Galder Bus plans this week to reactivate some busing routes the company has suspended as national and global COVID-19 shutdowns halted the economy and travel.

In an announcement Wednesday, health department officials said local COVID-19 data show the county has met enough public health benchmarks to move forward from phase one, which was initiated in mid-May.

Walworth County health officials Monday reported eight more laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in their latest update as the county nears 400 total cases.

Unemployment rates in Beloit and Janesville more than quadrupled in April as the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic became more clear, according to state data.