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:
Confirmed Cases Rise on East and West Coasts
Riverside County in California and Providence county in Rhode Island both jumped in the number of cases in the last few days and moved up in ranking for confirmed cases. They account for 4% and 2% of new confirmed cases in the US respectively yesterday.
Another big mover is Oregon. After reporting 443 new confirmed cases, the state jumped from rank 52 to 15. The state of Missouri also had a large spike in new cases and is now ranked 20.
Another county story comes from Harris County in Texas, home of Houston. This county is seeing an increase in the number of cases and is 17% above expected. It accounts for 2% of the confirmed cases in the US yesterday.
Cases in Wisconsin and Los Angeles are on the Decline
Good news for the state of Wisconsin! A few weeks back we shared that the state was seeing a spike in the number of cases, but since May 31st their case count has been in decline. The most recent number is 19% below expected.
Just beside Riverside county in California, Los Angeles County is seeing a bit of a decline in the number of confirmed cases. The Southern county is 3% below expected, and accounts for 4% of the cases confirmed in the US yesterday, down 1% percentage point from the day before.
Colombia and Cameroon on the Rise
Moving to Latin America, Colombia’s case count has increased more than two-fold overnight. Their current daily number of confirmed cases is 150% above expected. Yesterday, they accounted for 3% of new confirmed cases globally.
In Africa, Cameroon is seeing its highest spike in cases to date with 1,183 new cases yesterday. This new count is 205% higher than expected.
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