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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:
Southeast Asia Trending Up in Cases
The Coronavirus seems to be hitting smaller countries in Southeast Asia now, as Bangladesh is seeing an 8% increase over expected, totaling .5% of the newly confirmed cases.
On Monday, April 23rd, Sri Lanka relaxed the country’s restrictions to limit the spread. As of yesterday, Sri Lanka is seeing a jump 173% over expected for confirmed cases.
Singapore is also seeing a huge increase of 206% higher than expected new confirmed cases, accounting for 1% of the newly infected. The country is experiencing a second wave of cases.
Outside of Asia More Newly Confirmed Coronavirus Cases
Great news for the Netherlands, as they are trending down and are set to reopen schools and extend lockdown measures. The Netherlands is 7% beneath expected and it’s currently representing 1% of the confirmed cases.
We are seeing an upward trend in the number of cases as a percentage of the population in California. The rate is trending 5% higher than expected, and the new cases from the state represent 7% of total cases in the United States.
Most of the rise of newly confirmed cases in California is centered in Southern California, specifically Los Angeles and Riverside counties.
After confirming fewer cases for Wednesday, Penn State hit a new milestone and confirmed the most cases in the state’s history in one day, with 2305 cases.
Arkansas has also had a big jump and is up 87% than expected. Home of the Ozarks, the State now accounts for 1% of the newly confirmed cases.
Another state trending up in terms of cases as percentage of population is Nebraska. This rate is 91% higher than expected and accounts for 1% of the newly confirmed cases.
At 83% contribution and in the Northeast corner of the state, the County of Dakota in Nebraska is contributing more than any other county.
New York State is an Outlier
Great news again out of New York State. It continues to trend down and is 48% lower than expected. NY still accounts for 8% of the new cases, down from 16% the day before.
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