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Cases Down Globally with Northern America Seeing Increases

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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:

Coronavirus Cases Down Globally

New confirmed cases in the US
New confirmed cases in the US

Overall, the number of cases confirmed for the Coronavirus are down 11% below expected globally.

Root Cause Analysis for South American Countries
Root Cause Analysis for South American Countries

South American countries seem to be the cause of the decline. Argentina, Columbia and Peru are contributing most to this decline.

Cases Trending Up in the Great White North

Trend story for Canada
Trend story for Canada

Canada seems to have a high number of newly confirmed cases. The country is now tracking over 36% higher than expected. This new trend started on September 8th and the country now accounts for .7% of the world’s newly reported cases.

Select US States and Counties Spiking

Spike story for Minnesota
Spike story for Minnesota

Minnesota sees a high number of newly confirmed cases. Yesterday’s amount of nearly 1,300 is the highest count the state has had in several months. The increase is 25% higher than expected and the state now accounts for 4% of the cases confirmed in the US. 

Root Cause Analysis for Minnesota Counties
Root Cause Analysis for Minnesota Counties

Waseca, Hennepin and Pine counties seem to be contributing the most to this increase.

Cases Trending in the South

Spike story for North Carolina County
Spike story for North Carolina County

Cases for Harnett county in North Carolina are on the rise. Yesterday, the county was 97% over model with a small number of cases in total.

Trend story for Texas County
Trend story for Texas County

In good news, Dallas County in Texas saw a significant drop in cases week over week at 36% below model.

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