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Coronavirus Case Increases and Decreases

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:

Global Increase

Trend story for Iraq

Globally, we are seeing increases in several countries, including Iraq. Iraq now accounts for 2% of the cases confirmed globally yesterday and is 12% higher than expected.

Spike story for Canada
Spike story for Canada

In North America, Canada also saw a 30% increase over expected in the number of newly confirmed cases. This is the highest amount of newly confirmed cases in one day since late May.

New Higher Normal for South Korea
New Higher Normal story for South Korea

In Asia, South Korea has seen a sharp increase in the number of newly confirmed cases since August 14th. The country’s recent trend has created a new normal trend and is 512% higher than the previous trend.

Declines Stateside

Drop story for Nebraska
Drop story for Nebraska

Domestically, there is better news about the spread of the Coronavirus. Overnight, Nebraska saw a 68% decrease in newly confirmed cases.

Drop story for Minnesota
Drop story for Minnesota

Similarly to Nebraska, Minnesota is also seeing a decrease in the number of newly confirmed cases, currently 11% below expected.

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Stay safe and informed out there!