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Updated: September 23, 2020

Recommendations for Industry

The Weekly Risk Matrix - 9/23/2020

The average U.S. social index value increased to 31 this week from 30 last week.

  • Ten (10) states (California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Kentucky, and Michigan) have reversed some of their re-opening policies, which vary by state. These states are indicated by an asterisk (*) in the matrix.

  • Twelve (12) states (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Illinois, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, North Carolina, Delaware, New Jersey, and Connecticut) are partially re-opening to varying levels. These states are indicated by a cross (†) in the matrix.


Eleven (11) states, the same number as last week, have a TPR greater than 10% indicating they have inadequate testing and/or increasing case counts. These states are:

  • South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Idaho: 17%

  • Iowa: 16%

  • Kansas and Utah: 15%

  • Alabama and Missouri: 14%

  • Nebraska: 13%

  • Florida and Wyoming: 11%

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Outbreak Updates

As of September 23, 2020 (12:45 ET), there are over 31,687,807 cases (>972,500 deaths) worldwide.

Due to the increasing number of cases in the United States, TAG will move from reporting counts per country to focus on the United States, please see here for the data. For further information regarding worldwide numbers, please refer to John Hopkin University’s aggregate map.

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