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 weekly 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:
Cases Rising in Northeast
Connecticut, in the Northeast, is seeing a big spike in the number of new cases and is currently 168% above model. They account for 3% of the newly confirmed cases in the US. This recent increasing trend started on October 12th.
Since September 25th, New Jersey saw an increase of 25% in the number of newly confirmed cases. Most recently, it is a 4% increase over expected and the Garden State makes up 2% of the newly confirmed cases in the US.
Also in the Northeast, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is seeing a sharp increase in cases. The most recent increase is 183% higher than expected and this one county accounts for 2% of all the newly confirmed cases in the US.
Cook County in Illinois had several spikes with the virus back in the Spring and Summer. The County is now seeing a steady, upward trend for Coronavirus cases. Their current numbers are 11% above expected and the County accounts for 3% of the newly confirmed cases in the US.
Up in Denver Too
Denver, Colorado has had relatively low numbers during this pandemic but recently has seen a spike in the number of new cases confirmed. A trend started on October 24th, where the number of new cases increased. Most recently the increase is 62% higher than expected.
Cases Increasing in Central Europe
Luxembourg saw a significant increase recently in the number of newly confirmed cases and this upward trend started on October 15th.
Norway is over 102% higher than expected. This recent trend started on October 22nd.
Switzerland is 529% over expected with a recent surge in cases. This trend started on October 12th and the country now accounts for 4% of the newly confirmed cases in the world.
Back Home in New York
According to the JHU data, Kings County in New York sees a decrease in the number of new cases by 13% below expected.
Dropping in Poland
Poland sees a slight decrease in the number of newly confirmed cases and is now 2% below expected.
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