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Tracking the Unexpected: Coronavirus Rise and Decline Around the World

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:

As countries extend lockdowns and postpone events, new confirmed case numbers are continuing to rise and also decline around the world.

New confirmed cases in Brazil
New confirmed cases in Brazil

In Brazil, the country is witnessing an increase in the number of cases with a 67% spike.

New confirmed cases in Belgium
New confirmed cases in Belgium

In Belgium, a trend started in late-March where the country has experienced a sustained increase in confirmed cases. The latest change represented a 363% increase day over day, which is 21% higher than the expected.

New confirmed cases in New York
New confirmed cases in New York

Back in the states, New York City surprisingly saw another spike in cases, which is 112% over yesterday.

New confirmed cases in New Hampshire
New confirmed cases in New Hampshire

New Hampshire climbed from rank 40 to 21 with more cases, while other US states, including Missouri, Colorado and Nebraska moved down in rank.

Countries on the Decline

New confirmed cases in Turkey
New confirmed cases in Turkey

The US isn’t the only country reporting somewhat positive news. Overseas, Turkey is seeing a 4% decline.

New confirmed cases in Netherlands
New confirmed cases in Netherlands

A trend started on April 13th, where the Netherlands has averaged 15% under expected for the past 3 days. The most recent day was 25% lower than expected.

New confirmed cases in Italy
New confirmed cases in Italy

More great news from Europe. Italy is still trending down, with values 28% lower than expected.

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Stay safe and informed out there!

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