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 about yesterday:
Middle East Cases on the Rise
Oman saw a 78% increase over expected from yesterday and it’s their highest number of cases to date.
Qatar is also seeing an increase which is 15% higher than expected. The small Middle Eastern country now accounts for 2% of the confirmed cases for yesterday.
Kuwait also saw an increase in the number of cases as the lockdown continues. The country is 62% higher than expected and now accounts for 1% of all cases confirmed yesterday.
Another Middle Eastern country, Bahrain, saw a 30% increase over expected.
Mongolia is seeing a huge increase in the number of confirmed cases overnight. This jump was 3,057% higher than expected.
Brazil continues to see an increase in the number of new cases. Yesterday’s increase is 11% more than expected and means over 13k people have tested positive for Coronavirus.
East Baton Rouge County in Louisiana is seeing a sharp increase in the number of newly confirmed cases. Their overnight increase was 251% over expected. This one county now accounts for 1% of the confirmed cases reported in the US yesterday.
Cases Also Continue to Dip
Nevada saw a drop in the number of confirmed cases and is now at 40% below expected as test positivity rate declines.
Home to Las Vegas, Clark County, is the biggest contributor to this decline at 82%.
After a huge increase a few days ago, Rhode Island is seeing a dip in the number of cases confirmed. They are 17% below expected.
With 59.5% of Rhode Island’s population residing in Providence county, it is great to see this county is contributing the most to the state’s decline in Coronavirus cases at 85%.
Hudson County in New Jersey is also seeing a decline in the number of newly confirmed cases. The county is now 22% lower than expected.
Great news for the Dominican Republic. The Caribbean country has dropped the number of confirmed cases more than half from yesterday, 43% below expected.
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