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:
Spike and Trend Stories Show Cases Rising
Florida is seeing a spike in the number of newly confirmed cases. They now have 12% more cases than expected and account for 7% of the new cases confirmed in the US.
Both Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties are contributing the most to this increase.
The 3:10 to Yuma train will likely not have a lot of passengers. The county of Yuma, Arizona is seeing a significant spike and growing trend of new cases. This one county now accounts for 1% of all the cases confirmed in the US.
Alaska is also seeing a spike — 90% higher than expected. While their total numbers are low, the data shows these are the highest numbers they’ve seen since late March.
Over 70% of this increase is contributed to Anchorage and Kenai in Southcentral counties.
India is seeing an increase in their case count as well. The country is 8% higher than expected and has hit a milestone for the number of cases confirmed in one day. Yesterday, they confirmed over 9600 cases.
Rank Story Reports Ups and Downs
In this rank story of counties, you can see several counties moving rank in the top 8. Counties who are increasing their case count of the Coronavirus are Gwinnett County, Georgia; Dodge County, Wisconsin; Durham County, North Carolina and Lee County in Florida. Counties that are decreasing their case counts include Jones County, Texas and Worcester County, Massachusetts.
Great news for the state of Illinois. They are seeing a decline in the number of confirmed cases and are 17% below expected. They account for 5% of cases.
Cook county is the main contributor to this decline.
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