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Southeast Asia Is Trending Up

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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

New confirmed cases in Bangladesh
New confirmed cases in Bangladesh

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.

New confirmed cases in Sri Lanka
New confirmed cases in Sri Lanka

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.

New confirmed cases for Singapore
New confirmed cases for Singapore

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

New confirmed cases in the Netherlands
New confirmed cases in the Netherlands

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.

New confirmed cases in California
New confirmed cases in California

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.

Root Cause Analysis for California
Root Cause Analysis for California

Most of the rise of newly confirmed cases in California is centered in Southern California, specifically Los Angeles and Riverside counties.

New confirmed cases for Pennsylvania
New confirmed cases for Pennsylvania

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.

New confirmed cases in Arkansas
New confirmed cases in Arkansas

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.

New confirmed cases in Nebraska
New confirmed cases in Nebraska

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.

Root Cause Analysis in Nebraska
Root Cause Analysis in Nebraska

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

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

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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