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Coronavirus Spreading Through US Counties

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:

The Counties Have it

Trend story for Hillsborough
Trend story for Hillsborough

Hillsborough County in Florida is seeing an uptick in Coronavirus cases. The county is now 99% higher than expected based even on previously increasing counts and accounts for 1% of the newly confirmed cases in the States yesterday. Hillsborough county is beachside, contains Tampa and has a population of 1.5m.

Trend story for Maricopa
Trend story for Maricopa

Maricopa County in Arizona is still seeing a surge in cases as well. Yesterday, they confirmed over 3,700 cases. Home to Phoenix, the county is 96% higher than expected and the county accounts for 7% of the cases in the US confirmed yesterday.

Spike story for Bexar, County, Texas
Spike story for Bexar, County, Texas

Don’t mess with Texas! Bexar County, home of San Antonio, is also seeing a significant spike in the number of cases as well. Bexar county accounts for 3% of the cases confirmed in the US yesterday, which is over 1,700 cases confirmed in one day. County parks are being closed in advance of the holiday.

Trend story for Fulton County, Georgia
Trend story for Fulton County, Georgia

Fulton County, home of Atlanta, is also seeing a spike in the number of confirmed cases. A trend started on June 17th and the county is now 93% higher than expected.

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