Need a good example of the immense challenge of managing a fragile economic recovery? Look no further than movie theaters.

What's happening: AMC is pushing back its reopening by two weeks after studios further delayed the release of "Tenet" and "Mulan," two summer blockbusters that could be key to getting people back into theaters.

AMC had planned to begin a multi-phase reopening on July 15, with the goal of being fully operational by July 24. Now, it will begin the reopening process with 450 US theaters on July 30, and aims to have nearly all 600 of its US theaters fully up and running by "early August."

The decision comes as at least 16 states have halted their reopening plans in response to a surge in new infections.

California shut bars back down across seven counties over the weekend and recommended their closure in several more. Florida has suspended on-premise alcohol consumption statewide, while Arizona closed its bars, gyms, and other businesses for a month.

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