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:
As the US opens up more, we expect an increase in the number of Coronavirus infections. This chart shows the country is now 4% over expected and accounts for 15% of the cases confirmed globally yesterday.
California accounted for 15% of the newly confirmed cases in the US yesterday and is 4% above expected. The State set a new record and surpassed 4,000 cases.
LA county is driving the increase in California’s confirmed case count. The county is contributing 54% as of yesterday. Tulare County in Central California comes in second, contributing 11% to the change.
Just north of California, Oregon is also seeing a spike in the number of cases confirmed. The state is 6% higher than expected and riding a trend that started on June 15th. Oregon will require face masks in 7 counties starting next week.
Oregon’s increase is driven by neighboring counties, Multnomah and Washington.
The percentage of new cases per capita in Texas is on the rise and is 66% higher than expected. Texas now accounts for 16% of the cases in the US. Hospitalizations in Texas are hitting record highs. The increase looks to be driven by Anderson county who had not provided any case count previously.
Likewise, new confirmed cases as a percentage of the population are increasing in Florida and are 34% higher than expected. The state now accounts for 10% of the cases in the US. Florida has the making of becoming the next epicenter.
Miami-Dade, Broward and Lee counties are contributing the most to this increase.
Arizona now accounts for 7% of the cases in the US. New cases as a % of the population are also trending up there. Record highs of hospitalizations are hitting Arizona too.
Maricopa county is driving this increase at a 90% contribution level.
Qatar is Slowing Opening Back Up
In good news, Qatar is still trending down and is currently 34% below expected. They have been trending down since June 1. The gradual lifting of restrictions plan is still in place.
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