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Outlier Stories Find Many Curves in Coronavirus Data

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 out yesterday:

Plateauing Not Declining

New confirmed cases in Rhode Island
New confirmed cases in Rhode Island

Providence County in Rhode Island also reported over 1,500 confirmed cases yesterday. This resulted in them becoming the highest-ranked county in the states for confirmed cases yesterday. The curve seems to be plateauing and not declining.

Increasing in the Middle East

New cases confirmed in Jordan
New cases confirmed in Jordan

Jordan is seeing a consistent increase in cases just as the lockdown was lifted

Decreasing Cases

New confirmed cases in Massachusetts
New confirmed cases in Massachusetts

Massachusetts is seeing a decrease in the number of new cases and is 37% below the expected range. Although, multiple children have been reported as sickened by a Coronavirus-related illness.

Root Cause Analysis in Massachusetts
Root Cause Analysis in Massachusetts

Middlesex, Essex and Worcester are the top three counties that are contributing to the increase.

New confirmed cases in Colorado
New confirmed cases in Colorado

Colorado is also seeing a drop in the number of new cases. Overnight they saw a 22% decrease under the expected range and account for only 1% of the new cases reported in the US yesterday.

Root Cause Analysis for Colorado Counties
Root Cause Analysis for Colorado Counties

Outlier’s Root Cause Analysis shows that Denver, Arapahoe and Weld are the counties contributing the most as some retail businesses slowly open under Colorado’s guidelines.

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