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Central US Sees Increases in Confirmed Cases

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:

Trend story for Oklahoma
Trend story for Oklahoma

The Central part of the US is seeing an increase in the newly confirmed cases. First is Oklahoma, where since June 12th the state has seen an increase in newly confirmed cases. The recent increase is 42% higher than expected and now Oklahoma accounts for 1% of the cases confirmed in the US.

Trend story for Indiana
Trend story for Indiana

Second is Indiana, where the state has seen a recent uptick in the number of newly confirmed cases. Since July 3rd, the Hoosier state currently accounts for 1% of the confirmed cases in the US and is 14% over expected.

Root Cause Analysis for Indiana
Root Cause Analysis for Indiana

Marion, Vanderburgh and Lake counties are contributing the most to the recent increase. Marion County is home to the state’s capital, Indianapolis.

Spike story for Kentucky
Spike story for Kentucky

Third is Kentucky, where the state has seen recent spikes. Yesterday’s spike is 32% higher than expected and indicates that 571 people in the Blue Grass state tested positive yesterday.

Root Cause Analysis for Kentucky
Root Cause Analysis for Kentucky

Warren, Jefferson and Boone counties seem to be driving this increase. Jefferson County is home to the state’s capital, Louisville.

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