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:
Increase in Number of Confirmed Cases within US
Florida hit an all-time high for the number of confirmed cases in one day with 15,300 cases confirmed. This is 46% more than expected and the Sunshine state now accounts for 26% of the confirmed cases in the United States for yesterday.
Broward, Lee and Miami-Dade counties continue to drive the increasing case counts for Florida.
Minnesota is also seeing an increase in the number of newly confirmed cases. The state is now 38% over expected and accounts for 1% of the newly confirmed cases in the United States yesterday. Since July 5th the state has seen an upward trend in the number of confirmed cases.
Counties like Hennepin and Ramsey are driving this increase.
Beside Minnesota, Wisconsin is also seeing a spike in the number of newly confirmed cases. Since June 30th, the state has seen more cases confirmed than expected. Yesterday, the state confirmed nearly 800 cases and is 14% higher than expected.
Counties like Milwaukee and Waukesha are driving this increase.
The most northern state in the US, Alaska, is also seeing an increase in the number of confirmed cases. Since June 24th the state has seen an increase in cases. Most recently, their increase was 94% higher than expected. Alaska’s numbers are small overall, but moving up.
Dropping Case Counts in Brazil and Mexico
In good news, Brazil saw a drop in the number of cases newly confirmed yesterday, accounting for 13% of the newly confirmed cases globally and are 3% less than expected.
Mexico also saw a drop in newly confirmed cases and accounted for only 2% of the global new cases confirmed yesterday. This new drop is 14% below expected.
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