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September 30, 2020

Recommendations for Industry

TAG's Weekly Matrix (Week of September 30, 2020) 

The average U.S. social index value decreased to 29 this week from 31 last week.

  • Eight (8) states (California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, Kentucky, and Michigan) have reversed some of their reopening policies, which vary by state. These states are indicated by an asterisk (*) in the matrix.

  • Eleven (11) states (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Illinois, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, North Carolina, Delaware, and Connecticut) are partially reopening to varying levels. These states are indicated by a cross (†) in the matrix.

  • Colorado and Florida both reversed their reopening policies and are now fully reopened.

  • New Jersey, which had previously been partial reopened is now fully reopened.


Fourteen (14) states have a TPR greater than 10% indicating they have inadequate testing and/or increasing case counts. These states are:

  • South Dakota: 25%

  • Idaho: 21%

  • Wisconsin: 19%

  • Iowa: 17%

  • Kansas: 16%

  • Wyoming: 14%

  • Nebraska, Utah, and Alabama: 13%

  • Missouri, Nevada, and Mississippi: 12%

  • Indiana and Florida: 11%

Outbreak Updates

As of September 30, 2020 (10:04 ET), there are over 33,706,000 cases (1,008,993 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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