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Trend Spotting with Coronavirus Outbreaks

Among our values at Outlier, most important are the people we have in our lives, as we are parents and contributing members of the public like you. In addition to taking actions in our local community during the Coronavirus pandemic, we realize that the Outlier platform can bring you daily insights to understand the impact of the epidemic.

In today’s stories, analyzed with automated business analysis, we are reporting more findings based upon data shared by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

Here’s what we found about yesterday:

New confirmed cases in MA
New confirmed cases in MA

A trend started on April 9th, where the number of confirmed cases has continued to increase in Massachusetts. Yesterday, the increase was 15% higher than expected.

Root Cause Analysis of new confirmed cases in MA
Root Cause Analysis of new confirmed cases in MA

Four counties in Massachusetts are contributing to this increase, including Middlesex, Plymouth, Suffolk and Norfolk counties. The biggest contributing county looks like Middlesex, who is contributing by 38% to this trend.

New confirmed cases in Russia
New confirmed cases in Russia

Also, seeing an increase in the number of confirmed cases in Russia who saw a day-over-day increase of 31%.

New Cases Are Declining Too

New confirmed cases in US
New confirmed cases in US

Great news for the United States. We are seeing the number of confirmed cases start to flatten. This new downward trend is 3% lower than previous.

Root Cause Analysis for new confirmed cases in US
Root Cause Analysis for new confirmed cases in US

Several states are contributing to this decline, including New York, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Georgia.

New confirmed cases in MI
New confirmed cases in MI

Michigan is starting to see a decrease in the number of confirmed cases. The state decreased 40% when compared to the previous day.

Root Cause Analysis for new confirmed cases in MI
Root Cause Analysis for new confirmed cases in MI

In Michigan, the decrease is being led mainly by Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, and Genesee counties. The new shelter-in-place order may be having a positive effect.

New confirmed cases in Germany
New confirmed cases in Germany

More good news from Europe too. Germany recorded reduced cases for a month. The country saw a day-over-day decrease of 17%.

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