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Outlier Finds Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Continue to Trend Up

One of our core values at Outlier is to value people above all else, as we are parents, children and concerned citizens just like you. We have been taking actions to help our local community during the Coronavirus pandemic, but we realize that the Outlier platform can be used in novel ways to provide more insight into the impacts and spread of the virus.

Today, we delve into analyzing the Coronavirus data with automated business analysis. We have discovered more unexpected findings based upon data shared by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University

Here’s what we found today about this weekend’s Johns Hopkins University data:

Global cases continue to rise as the outbreak continues to spread.
Global cases continue to spread.

Global cases continue to rise as the outbreak continues to spread.

New York continues to report the largest number of confirmed cases
New York continues to report the largest number of confirmed cases

In the U.S., New York continues to report the largest number of confirmed cases. It is now being the epicenter of the Coronavirus pandemic in the United States. Accounting as 5 percent of global cases, the City is now taking urgent steps to contain the outbreak.

Confirmed cases in NJ
Confirmed cases in NJ

Across the Hudson River from New York, New Jersey state is also seeing an increase in the amount of confirmed cases as well.

Confirmed Cases Still on the Rise Globally Too

Global increase in the number of confirmed cases
Global increase in the number of confirmed cases

Outlier found on Thursday, March 19th an increase in the number of confirmed cases at 4,053 cases and again on Saturday at 4,964 cases. On Sunday, Spain extended their state of emergency to April 11th. 

Coronavirus in Egypt
Coronavirus in Egypt

Coronavirus has also touched down on almost every continent in the world. More than 300 people in Egypt have recently been infected. Business as usual was originally recommended by officials in Egypt as tourism is a cornerstone of its economy, even as the country banned large public gatherings and closed schools.

Recovery is on the Rise Globally

Coronavirus recovered in China
Coronavirus recovered in China

The number of reported recovered cases has hit a high, driven by jumps in the number of recovery reports from many European countries. Most recently, France lead in recovery reports as seen below:

Global number of recovered cases
Global number of recovered cases

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