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 recently:
Venezuela sees a new upward trend develop for the number of newly confirmed cases as the country announces border curfews. They are 255% above expected.
Chile is 51% above expected and now accounts for 4% of the newly confirmed cases in the world yesterday. Citizens are rioting and soldiers are being deployed following the unrest.
Argentina is also 44% higher than expected for newly confirmed cases. Their new upward trend started on May 8th.
Brazil continues seeing an increase in the number of newly confirmed cases and is 24% over expected. Brazil now has the third-highest population of cases after the US and Russia. Yesterday, the country accounted for 20% of the newly confirmed cases globally.
Bolivia is also seeing a spike in the number of new cases confirmed and is 102% over expected. On May 3rd, the country started an upward trend in case count.
Increasing Case Numbers Are Also Happening Domestically
Sweet Home Alabama sees a 129% increase in the number of confirmed cases. The state started relaxing shelter in place guidelines on May 11th and now accounts for 3% of the new cases in the US reported yesterday.
Montgomery and Jefferson’s counties are contributing the most to this increase.
The county of Milwaukee, Wisconsin saw a substantial increase over yesterday in the number of confirmed cases. This county is 80% over expected and accounts for 1% of the total cases confirmed in the US yesterday.
Good News in Western Europe
Ukraine is seeing a decrease in their number of cases and is 16% below expected. The country is lifting guidelines starting tomorrow, but guidelines will remain in place till June 22.
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