COVID-19 Snapshot Analysis

August 24, 2020

Andrew Coomes
2 min readAug 24, 2020

Recorded at 2:30pm PST

Source: Johns Hopkins CSSE Global COVID-19 Dashboard


Deltas are over the past month

Global cases: 23.5M (Δ 8.2M)
Global deaths: 810K (Δ 184K)
Global case-fatality ratio: 3.4%
US cases: 5.73M (Δ 1.73M)
US deaths: 177K (Δ 33K)
US case-fatality ratio: 3.1%
Percentage of US population infected: 1.7% (roughly 1 in 58)

Daily new cases: Global (left), US (middle), and Oregon (right)


  • The outbreak has stopped accelerating globally, and may have hit its peak on August 14th as new cases have trended slightly downward since.
  • The US seems to have hit its peak on July 16th, with a steady downward trend in new cases over the past month, barring a spike on August 14th.
  • India, Colombia, Spain, Argentina, France, Italy, Iraq, and Ukraine are experiencing renewed outbreaks.
  • Canada has observed some recent spikes, which may indicate a renewed outbreak.
  • Oregon is stabilizing and appears to be trending downward as well, with frequent spikes.

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