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 Cases Emerging
Quarantine restrictions were relaxed in Spain and, subsequently, a second wave of confirmed cases emerged. The country had a 683% increase day over day.
Parts of Japan were lulled into complacency too and now the country is seeing a new increase in confirmed cases, 181% over expected.
Ohio sees that confirmed cases have increased 32% day over day and 62% over expected.
Iowa is seeing a strong uptick in the number of confirmed cases, with a 117% increase overnight. New surveillance testing of meat processing facilities may be the cause of this increase, the Governor’s office said.
Death Tolls are Dropping
Good news for our friends in the North, as Canada is seeing a sharp decline in deaths. The country is 54% down day over day and 10% beneath expected.
Brazil too is reporting a decrease in deaths. The country saw a drop of 25% day over day.
While deaths of the Coronavirus in Belgium is the largest of any substantially sized country, new deaths are on the decline. There has been a drop of 21% in the number of deaths when compared to yesterday.
Back in Business?
Amidst the State of Louisiana sustaining a reduction in confirmed cases, the new focus is re-opening the state’s economy. The state’s number of new confirmed cases is 8% lower than expected.
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