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:
Up and Down in the Middle East
Iraq saw an increase in their number of confirmed cases. Their current trend started on May 13th and their current spike is 111% higher than expected.
Azerbaijan’s newly confirmed cases are small at 315, but the increase for the small country is impactful and 12% over expected. A two-day lockdown has been implemented.
After what looked like the start of a second wave of infections, Iran saw a decrease of 11% for the confirmed cases. The country now accounts for 2% of the cases worldwide.
Downward Trend in the US
Virginia is also seeing a nice decline and is 26% below expected. The State accounts for 2% of the newly confirmed cases in the US.
Declines in Fairfax, Prince William and Loudoun counties are contributing to over 50% of the decline.
Nebraska is also seeing a decrease in the number of cases confirmed. The Cornhusker State is 14% below expected.
Douglas and Lancaster counties are contributing to this decline over 60% of the time.
Additionally, Wisconsin is seeing a decline of 6% below expected. The new trend started on May 31. The number of positive tests are dropping for the first time in months.
Milwaukee county is leading this decline.
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