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Expanded Testing Results in Increased Coronavirus Positives

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 from the weekend:

New confirmed cases in Delaware
New confirmed cases in Delaware

Delaware reported 2% of all cases yesterday and is 83% higher than expected. These are the newest cases the state has reported in one day ever. In an article published last Saturday, the recent high number of positives was due to expanded testing downstate.

Root Cause Analysis for Delaware
Root Cause Analysis for Delaware

Sussex County was the main contributor of change, at 79%, as shown in Outlier’s Root Cause Analysis. A chicken processing plant in Sussex County had several cases due to the close proximity of staff.

New confirmed cases for Georgia
New confirmed cases for Georgia

Georgia opened up some salons and other businesses on Friday. On Sunday, they reported the lowest number of confirmed cases in the Month of April. We’ll watch this story as it unfolds.

New confirmed cases in Indonesia
New confirmed cases in Indonesia

More good news globally, Indonesia is 13% below expected and reporting .4% of confirmed cases.

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Stay safe and informed out there!

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