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:
Trending Up in the US
Since October 14th, Minnesota has been trending up for the number of newly confirmed cases. Their recent numbers are 20% over expected and now account for 5% of the newly confirmed cases in the US. This increase is primarily driven by Dakota, Carver and Wright counties.
New Mexico has been trending up for nearly two months. Currently, the state has 2% of the newly confirmed cases in the US and is 28% higher than expected.
Dallas County in Texas is also experiencing a recent increase in newly confirmed cases. The county now accounts for 1% of the new cases in the US and is 24% higher than expected.
Since October 28th, the state of Virginia has been on the incline. Most recently, their newly confirmed cases are 14% above expected. The counties of Fairfax, Chesapeake and Virginia Beach are the top 3 contributors to this increase.
Up in Austria
When compared to other countries and regions, Austria’s newly confirmed cases are 42% over the benchmark. This chart looks at the country’s numbers on a weekly basis.
Good News on the Horizon
In good news, Argentina is on the decline in the number of newly confirmed cases. Week over week, the country is seeing a 24% decline in the number of new cases.
Good news for Iraq as well, the country has averaged 12% lower than expected for the past two months.
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