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:
Cases Increasing in Counties
New confirmed cases are increasing in California. This trend happened on June 12th and is now 7% higher than expected. 13% of the cases in the US came from California yesterday.
The top three counties contributing to the Golden State’s increase, Los Angeles, San Joaquin and Orange, are in Southern California, though two counties in Northern California are also seeing increases contributing to the trend.
We’ve shared stories about Texas before, but today’s story is specific to Tarrant County where they have seen an increase in confirmed cases since June 9th. 3% of the cases confirmed in the US yesterday are from this county and they are 158% higher than expected.
Following suit with Tarrant county, Miami-Dade County in Florida also has seen an increase in the number of cases confirmed. The county represented 3% of the new cases confirmed in the US yesterday and was 36% higher than expected. The county has been witnessing this uptick since June 13th.
Arizona continues to increase in the number of new cases confirmed, starting on June 2nd. The number of new confirmed cases are 64% higher than expected and accounted for 10% of the cases in the US.
Arizona’s increase is being driven mostly by Maricopa County.
Reports of Decrease in Saudi Arabia
Great news for the Middle East. Saudi Arabia has seen a drop in new confirmed cases, 15% lower than expected.
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