The global media focus on coronavirus has been steadily declining since late March.

There are a few places bucking that trend, among them Florida and Texas.

A sudden and dramatic increase in the number of people testing positive in those states has spawned a flurry of news coverage.

The daily volume of articles carried on Bloomberg that focus on both the virus and state of Texas or Florida has doubled in the past two weeks.

Both states have surpassed New York, which has seem media coverage to about a fifth of its recent high.