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:
Trending Up in the States
Gallatin, Montana shows a big increase in the number of newly confirmed cases. Since September 22, the county has seen an increasing trend in the number of newly confirmed cases. The most recent increase is 41% higher than expected. The county still sees a small number of total cases, but this trend is interesting.
Jefferson, Missouri shows a significant increase in the last few days. Their most recent increase is 205% over expected. Jefferson County is a part of the St. Louis Metropolitan area.
As you’ve heard in the news, New York State is witnessing an increase in the number of newly confirmed cases as well too. On September 26th, the increase started and the most recent spike is 11% above expected.
Wisconsin, week over week, is still seeing an increase in the number of newly confirmed cases. The state now accounts for 5% of the confirmed cases in the US and is 56% above expected.
Newly Confirmed Cases in the UK and Romania Too
You might have seen the recent story about the spreadsheet error with the UK’s count of newly confirmed cases. Currently, the country accounts for 13% of the newly confirmed cases and shows an 83% increase over expected.
Romania sees their number of newly confirmed cases increase by 9% above expected. The country now accounts for 1% of the newly confirmed cases globally.
Don’t Cry for Argentina; Cases Dropping
Good news for Argentina. The country is showing a drop 23% below expected. The country now accounts for only 4% of the newly confirmed cases.
Death Rate Decreasing in Florida
Good to see the number of deaths are declining for Miami-Dade County in Florida. Miami-Dade has been a hot spot for the Coronavirus and it’s great to see the number of deaths week over week are decreasing.
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