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:
Since November 6th, Delaware has seen an increase in the number of newly confirmed cases and is 8% higher than expected.
This upward trend is being driven by New Castle County mostly.
Since November 7th, Alameda County in California, Home to Outlier, has seen an increase in the number of Coronavirus cases as well. Currently, the county is 42% higher than expected.
Setting New Benchmarks
When comparing the week-over-week case counts for Dallas County, the county in Texas is benchmarking 641% higher than expected.
European Countries Increase as Well
Since October 31st, Serbia has seen an increase in their number of newly confirmed cases and is actually 72% over their previous benchmark.
Just North of Serbia, Hungary is also seeing an increase in the number of newly confirmed cases. Since November 26th, the country has seen an upward trend and is currently 5% higher than expected.
Spiking in Turkey
South of Serbia, Turkey sees an increase in the number of Coronavirus cases week over week. The country has seen a 344% increase week over week and accounts for 3% of the newly confirmed cases around the globe.
Good News and Downward Trends
The United Kingdom is trending down in the number of newly confirmed cases. Since November 17th, the country is 29% down and only sees 2% of the cases confirmed in the globe yesterday.
Kuwait is also seeing a downward trend in the number of newly confirmed cases and is currently at 24% lower than expected.
Wisconsin is trending down and is currently 14% lower than expected. The state’s downward trend started on November 22nd and now only accounts for 3% of the confirmed cases in the US.
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