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Coronavirus Cases Dropping and Increasing

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:

Dropping in US

Benchmark story for US
Benchmark story for US

Week over week, newly confirmed cases are 62% below expected in the United States. The country still accounts for 20% of the newly confirmed cases worldwide.

Increasing in Argentina and Jamaica

Benchmark story for Argentina
Benchmark story for Argentina

For the same time period, Argentina sees an increase in the number of newly confirmed cases. Last week their newly confirmed cases were 10% over expected.

Trend story for Jamaica
Trend story for Jamaica

Jamaica is 42% higher than expected. Since February 2nd, Jamaica has seen an increase in the number of newly confirmed cases.

Trending Down Internationally and At Home

Trend story for Libya
Trend story for Libya

Libya is 29% lower than expected for the number of newly confirmed cases. This trend started on February 11th.

Trend story for Chesterfield, Virginia

Chesterfield county in Virginia has seen a nice drop, 38% below expected, in the number of newly confirmed cases as well.

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Stay safe and informed out there!

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