Monday, May 25, 2020

25/5/20: World COVID Data Update

Here are the key charts - with comments in the charts - reflecting the latest world-wide data on COVID19 cases and deaths:

There are two key takeaways from the above:

  1. There is no peaking of new cases arrivals in daily case counts terms. There is an ongoing shift in new cases from advanced economies to the emerging economies.
  2. Earlier and more effective detection on new cases, coupled with time lags between deaths and cases recorded means that we cannot, for now, conclude that the death rate from COVID19 has peaked worldwide.

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