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:
Newly Global Confirmed Cases
Week over week, the number of newly confirmed cases has hit a milestone for the amount of cases confirmed. In one week, around the globe there were 3.4m cases confirmed.
France, Italy and the US are driving these new cases the most.
Germany is also seeing a strong increase week over week in the number of newly confirmed cases. Most recently they are seeing a 94% increase over expected and account for 3% of the newly confirmed cases around the globe.
Since September 6th, Austria is also seeing a big increase in the number of newly confirmed cases when compared to previous weeks. The most recent week shows an increase that is 143% over expected.
Regions on the Decline
Argentina has seen a decline in the number of newly confirmed cases since October 28th. The most recent value is 13% below expected and accounts for only 1% of the newly confirmed cases.
Indonesia also sees a drop in the number of newly confirmed cases since October 12th. Their recent decrease is 15% below expected.
Harris County in Texas is seeing a decline in the number of newly confirmed cases. The most recent decline is 7% below expected based on a weekly comparison.
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