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 on Incline
Maryland is now seeing an increase in the number of newly confirmed cases. The state had been operating at a low case rate per day. The recent trend is 24% higher than expected and the state now accounts for 1% of the cases confirmed yesterday.
Baltimore, Prince George and Baltimore City counties are all contributing to this increase in cases. Baltimore and Baltimore City counties make up the metropolitan area of Baltimore.
Puerto Rico is also seeing a significant increase and 121% higher than expected since July 10th. Their recent increase accounts for 1% of the cases confirmed in the US yesterday.
Although still small in numbers, Zimbabwe is on the incline. Since July 10th, the country has seen an uptick in the number of newly confirmed cases. Their recent increase is 195% higher than expected.
Dropping in Arizona
After a steady increase in June, Arizona saw a decline in the number of new cases confirmed, 5% lower than expected. The state now accounts for 4% of the newly confirmed cases in the United States. Maricopa County, home to Phoenix, is still the biggest contributor to the decline.
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