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December 02, 2020

The “COVID-19 Symptoms Comparison Chart” is now downloadable at our COVID-19 Resources page.

 
Recommendations for Industry

TAG’s US Risk Matrix: Week of December 01, 2020 

As of December 01, 2020, 34 states are in the High or Highest-Risk Quadrant (Outbreak Index > 50). This is down from last week’s 37 states. States in the High and Highest-Risk Quadrants are Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

 

The average U.S. Mobility Index (Residential) increased to 12%, up 4% from last week’s 8%, indicating that mobility has decreased throughout the U.S. (Table 1)

The Government Stringency Index is at 47. Last week’s GSI was 46, indicating that more stringent government regulations are in place.  

Twelve (12) states’ (Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, North Carolina, New York, Vermont) businesses are in mixed opening stages. These states are indicated by an asterisk (*) in the matrix.

Eight (8) states’ (Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Washington) businesses are mostly closed. These states are indicated by a double cross (‡) in the matrix.

 

30 states have a TPR>10% and a case rate ≥ 25/100K people (Table 2 & 3). This indicates that testing may not be adequate to fully characterize the true severity of the outbreak in the states. These states are:

  • Idaho: 46%

  • South Dakota: 43%

  • Iowa: 41%

  • Kansas: 40%

  • Oregon: 33%

  • Alabama: 30%

  • Pennsylvania: 28%

  • Mississippi: 21%

  • Oklahoma, Arizona, and Missouri: 19%

  • Utah: 18%

  • Nevada: 16%

  • Montana: 15%

  • Arkansas, Tennessee, Wisconsin, New Mexico, and Nebraska: 14%

  • Kentucky & Ohio: 13%

  • Indiana & Michigan: 12%

  • Wyoming, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Texas: 11%

  • Illinois, Virginia, and Colorado: 10%

Below Tables. Table 1. Case Rates per 100K Population and Stringency; Table 2. Case Rates per 100,000 persons across a 7-day average in US; Table 3. Total tests per 100K Population and Test Positive Rates

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