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MI among the top states practicing social distancing

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Cecil Davis | 26 March, 2020, 19:09

According to The Detroit Free Press, they use "anonymous device location data, map data, and strategic intelligence".

While the State of NY gets an overall A grade, Genesee County is marked down to a C grade, based on reducing travel by only about 21 percent.

And it's revealing where Americans have - and haven't - been practicing social distancing. Each state and county is given a letter grade. While far from perfectly correlated, as a state's political leanings turn redder, their social distancing to flatten the curve (as of this initial report) worsens.

A technology company has crunched the numbers and says Winneshiek County is the highest in Iowa in terms of negative change of cell phone mobility since the COVID-19 outbreak began.

Summit, Pitkin and Gunnison counties reported 10, 18 and 40 positive cases, respectively, as of Tuesday evening, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

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As the number of new coronavirus cases in the United States continues to grow, how well is New Hampshire doing when it comes to social distancing and doing its part to flatten the curve? Those counties still have no confirmed cases.

Wayne County decreased distance traveled by 44%, and Macomb saw a 51% decrease, with Oakland leading the pack with a 55% decrease. West Texas' Jeff Davis County, for example, earned an "F" rating because travel distances jumped by 60%.

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham issued a stay-at-home order and closed non-essential businesses Monday afternoon, two days after the Unacast data was compiled. Data is continuously rolling in to the company, and the numbers are changing throughout the day.

Unacast's location data is collected from games, shopping and utility apps downloaded and installed on phones around the world.