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:
Eastern European Countries on the Rise
Poland is seeing an increase in the number of newly confirmed cases. Their current upward trend that started on September 24th now has the country 35% over their expected values.
Neighboring Poland, Belarus is also seeing an increase in the number of newly confirmed cases. Their recent increase is 8% higher than expected. Belarus’ upward trend also started on September 24th.
States Climbing Too
Harris County in Texas has seen a strong increase in the number of confirmed cases on a week over week basis. Last week, the home of Houston, saw a 32% increase over expected and is now 6% of the newly confirmed cases in the US.
In week over week results, Wisconsin sees a strong increase in the number of newly confirmed cases which is 55% higher than expected. The state now accounts for 4% of the cases confirmed in the US.
After two months of having a relatively flat curve, Utah is also seeing a strong number of cases confirmed and the latest increase is 18% higher than their weekly expected values. The state now accounts for 2% of the confirmed cases in the US.
Down in the Middle East
Since September 10th, Turkey has seen a decrease in the number of newly confirmed cases. Most recently, the country is 10% below expected.
Contrary to recent reports, West Bank and Gaza is also showing a 7% decline when compared to expected.
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