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:
Trending Higher in Some States
Nevada had been pretty steadily flat in the number of newly confirmed cases. A trend began on June 25th and now the state is 96% higher than expected and setting new records. The state also accounts for 2% of new cases.
The largest number of cases stems from Clark County, home of Las Vegas.
We’ve all seen in the news that the number of confirmed cases is increasing for Florida. Here is what that increase looks like on a weekly basis. The Sunshine State had 22% of the confirmed cases on Saturday and also was 251% higher than expected. Over the weekend, Florida beat its record for new confirmed cases.
Declining News Too
Good news Internationally. Peru is seeing a week over week decline in the number of newly confirmed cases. Their most recent numbers are 20% below expected and they only account for 2% of the cases globally. Quarantine measures are being eased.
More good news! Texas saw a drop in the number of confirmed cases, which is great since they had been on the increase recently. This one-time decrease for the Lone Star state is still at 11% cases confirmed yesterday in the US, and is 8% down.The counties of Dallas and Hays are contributing the most to this one-day decline as shown by Outlier’s Root Cause Analysis feature.
The counties of Dallas and Hays are contributing the most to this one-day decline as shown by Outlier’s Root Cause Analysis feature.
More good news for the South. Alabama saw a drop in the number of new cases, even though they have been on the incline recently. The state is 17% below expected.
The one-day decline is being driven by three counties, including Montgomery, Tuscaloosa and Morgan.
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