Question 10 of 98 in In the News 2021
Started Sep 08, 2021 04:00PM UTC   •   Closing Oct 19, 2021 07:01AM UTC

Will the rate of new daily confirmed cases of COVID-19 per 100k people in Massachusetts be higher on 19 October 2021 than it was on 7 September 2021?

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The outcome will be determined using data as provided by 91-DIVOC (91-DIVOC, parameters are set with the link). Data will be accessed for resolution at approximately 5:00PM ET on 22 October 2021.

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NOTE 10 September 2021: The question is concerned with the average over the past seven days, as reflected in the resolution source (e.g., 23.7 on 2 September 2021).

NOTE 15 October 2021: On 22 October 2021, only 7-day averages as provided by 19-DIVOC will be used for determining whether the average rose above 28.5 or below 18.5.

Possible Answer Crowd Forecast Change in last 24 hours
Yes, having first fallen below 18.5 new cases per 100k people in Massachusetts 5.00% +5.00%
Yes, but without having first fallen below 18.5 new cases per 100k people in Massachusetts 1.00% -3.00%
No, having first risen above 28.5 new cases per 100k people in Massachusetts 94.00% -2.00%
No, but without having first risen above 28.5 new cases per 100k people in Massachusetts 0.00% +0.00%

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