Tracking COVID-19 Cases: Update on 3/21/20

COVID-19 cases are increasing at exponential rates across many countries. Our World Data (link) is providing daily updates on the number of confirmed COVID-19 by country. Here is the March 20, 2020 chart.

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This interactive chart lets you highlight the trajectory for a specific country and compare it to the number of confirmed cases for other countries by day after the 100th confirmed case. Viewers can also download a CSV file of the data by pressing the DATA tab. this can be helpful to to prepare COVID-19 trajectory charts for just a few countries to help seeing the trends for specific countries.

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This chart shows Italy’s trajectory because it is the country with the highest number of confirmed cases. S Korea is also included to show a country that has been able to stabilize their number of confirmed cases.

The 3/21/20 data shows that the US trajectory has now passed where Italy was on the 18th day, indicating that we are currently on a path comparable to Italy’s.

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