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The Tale of Two 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:

Sooner State is on the Incline

Trend story for Oklahoma
Trend story for Oklahoma

Since July 22nd, Oklahoma has seen a significant increase in the number of newly confirmed cases. This increase was 11% over what we would have expected based even on their previous upward trend and accounts for 2% of the newly confirmed cases in the US.

Root Cause Analysis for Oklahoma
Root Cause Analysis for Oklahoma

Tulsa, Sequoyah and Bryan counties are contributing the most to this increase. 

Counties in California are Up and Down

Spike story for Kern County, California
Spike story for Kern County, California

Kern County in California has had a big spike in the number of newly confirmed cases. This county is 63% over model and now accounts for 3% of the cases confirmed in the United States yesterday.

Drop story for Orange, California
Drop story for Orange County, California

A few counties south of Kern is Orange County, which sees a significant drop in the number of newly confirmed cases and is now 61% below expected.

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Stay safe and informed out there!