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Newly Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Spike in the US and Middle East

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:

Big Spikes in the States

Spike story in Arizona
Spike story in Arizona

Last week, we reported on cases being high in Yuma, Arizona and they saw another big spike, 363% over where we’d expect and accounting for 2% of cases nationally. Reports are saying that it only took one week to double in new cases.

Spike story in Michigan
Spike story in Michigan

New cases in Michigan spiked by over 700%. Yesterday, they accounted for 26% of all confirmed cases in the US. 

Increases and Decreases in the Middle East

Trend story in Iraq
Trend story in Iraq

Iraq is showing an increase in the number of cases. Their current trend is over 300% higher than expected and started on May 13th.

Trend story in Oman
Trend story in Oman

Also in the Middle East, Oman is experiencing a 21% increase in the number of confirmed cases. Their upward trend started on May 28.

Trend story in Qatar
Trend story in Qatar

Qatar is 13% lower than expected for the number of confirmed cases. Their downward trend started on June 1st. See our story last week about the decrease as well.

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Stay safe and informed out there!

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