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Coronavirus Cases Rise and Fall Worldwide

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:

Numbers in North America Jump and Drop

New confirmed cases in California
New confirmed cases in California

In California yesterday, nearly 3,000 people tested positive for Coronavirus. The Golden State accounts for 15% of the newly confirmed cases in the US as the state moves into Phase 3 of reopening.

Root Cause Analysis for Los Angeles County
Root Cause Analysis for Los Angeles County

Based on Outlier’s automatic Root Cause Analysis feature, the cases are being driven from counties in Southern California, but a few San Francisco Bay Area counties too.

New confirmed cases for Mexico
New confirmed cases for Mexico

Mexico is still seeing an increase and hit over 3,400 cases confirmed in a day. The country is currently 5% higher than expected and accounts for 4% of the newly confirmed cases in the world.

New confirmed cases for Virginia
New confirmed cases for Virginia

Virginia is also seeing an increase in the number of newly confirmed cases. The state started opening up over a month ago and has seen an increase in the last 2 weeks. The Governor is now issuing face mask requirements.

Root Cause Analysis for Virginia Counties
Root Cause Analysis for Virginia Counties

Today’s spike is 19% higher than expected and accounts for 8% of the newly confirmed cases in the US. Neighboring counties, Prince William, Loudoun, and Manassas are driving the increase.

New confirmed cases for Maryland
New confirmed cases for Maryland

Just beside of Virginia, Maryland is seeing a decrease. The state is 19% below expected and only accounts for 3% of the confirmed cases in the US.

Root Cause Analysis for Maryland Counties
Root Cause Analysis for Maryland Counties

Under a two-hour drive East of the highly infected Virginia counties, Prince George and Baltimore counties are driving Maryland’s decline.

New confirmed cases for Illinois
New confirmed cases for Illinois

Good news for Illinois. The state is seeing a 41% drop in their expected case count. The state is still practicing shelter in place yet businesses are preparing to open up on Friday.

Root Cause Analysis for Illinois Counties
Root Cause Analysis for Illinois Counties

Cook County is seeing the biggest decrease and is 65% of the contribution to this new trend decrease.

New confirmed cases in North Dakota
New confirmed cases in North Dakota

North Dakota saw a 60% decrease from their expected trend. North Dakota is lifting their narrow restrictions.

Root Cause Analysis for North Dakota Counties
Root Cause Analysis for North Dakota Counties

Cass County is driving this decrease the most with 83% contribution.

New confirmed cases for Bangladesh
New confirmed cases for Bangladesh

Bangladesh is also seeing a decrease in the number of cases as well. The country has 1% of the confirmed cases in the world and saw a 20% decrease below expected.

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