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 Coronavirus Cases Hit Quarterly Low
The number of newly confirmed cases globally has hit a quarterly low. It’s 28% below expected and only 144,000 people have tested positive as of yesterday.
This downward trend is mainly being driven by France, Brazil and Columbia.
States See Increases in Newly Confirmed Cases
Utah sees an increase in the number of newly confirmed cases, 73% higher than expected. They have over 300 newly confirmed cases as of yesterday and that is the highest number of newly confirmed cases in the last 3 months. This upward trend started on August 30th.
Wisconsin also sees an increase in the number of newly confirmed cases and is 44% higher than expected. On September 4th, this trend started and is the highest amount of newly confirmed cases in over 3 months. Nearly 1,600 new cases were reported yesterday.
Dane, La Crosse and Brown Counties are driving this increase.
Boone County in Missouri sees a significant increase in the number of newly confirmed cases. Since August 16th, the county has seen an increase in cases. Most recently the increase is 21% over expected.
Hawaii on the Down Low
In good news, the amount of newly confirmed cases in Hawaii are on the decline at 21% below model. The Aloha State’s downward trend started on August 31st.
Global Coronavirus Cases Trending in Ecuador and Turkey
Ecuador had a big jump in the number of newly confirmed cases. They are 89% higher than expected and account for 1% of the newly confirmed cases in the world.
Turkey also has less cases of Coronavirus that are being confirmed. The trend started on September 10th and their trend is 4% below expected.
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