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:
Around the US
It looks like the Southeast of the United States has a spike in new cases. This spike is 12% over expected model and the Sunshine state now accounts for 7% of the cases confirmed yesterday. This spike is second highest the state has seen and is roughly two weeks after Memorial Day weekend.
Orange and Miami-Dade counties are contributing the most to this increase.
Also in the Southeast, Alabama saw a spike in cases as well yesterday. It’s the highest the state has ever seen. The state saw a 45% increase over expected and now accounts for 4% of the current infections in the US.
Newly confirmed cases are arising mostly in Montgomery at 19%, followed by Tuscaloosa and Jefferson counties.
Traveling to the West, California is also seeing a spike roughly 2 weeks after Memorial Day as well. This is California’s highest number of confirmed cases in one day. The Golden State now accounts for 16% of the cases confirmed yesterday and is 7% above model.
Two southern counties, Los Angeles and Riverside are contributing the most to this increase.
Utah is also seeing an increase and is 30% over expected.
This is mainly being driven from Salt Lake City and Utah counties.
Climbing Rank in the Middle East
Big movers internationally are India and Pakistan.
Both countries jumped 84% and 44% respectively, and are ranked as 3rd and 4th place in the number of confirmed cases.
Back Down Home in Virginia
Fairfax County, Virginia is still seeing a decline in their case counts too. They are currently 44% below model.
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