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COVID-19 Data Visualizations

Mar 24 · 5 min read
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SHELTER IN PLACE! BEND THE CURVE! SAVE A LIFE!

One good thing about our data-connected world is that there is always plenty of data and visualizations when disasters and public emergencies arise. I know that it makes me feel better to return to first principles and statistics as I attempt to understand a problem at hand. Now, more than ever, it provides a semblance of control.

Here is a shortlist of our go-to collection of visualizations for COVID-19 response and understanding.

Caveat Emptor: These are not all-inclusive and I do not make any claims or warranties on the accuracy of the data.

If you are a provider of Healthcare services and are interested in obtaining no-cost COVID-19 patient management software, powered by Salesforce Health Cloud, Read here and reach out to theCodery experts at covid-19@thecodery.io

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Financial Times Logarithmic Graph

It’s nearly impossible to identify rate of change of an exponential function without Log scale.

The slope of the line at any given point in time informs the rate of doubling AT THAT TIME.

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IHME’s Hospital Resource Usage Estimator

This analysis aggregates infection data against resource availability and predicts when resources might break over their capacity levees.

This is a Critical Resource To Guide Lawmakers!

Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Cases Map

The gold standard with highest quality data sources.

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Healthweather.us

Kinsa’s connected thermometers map.

  • This one is so cool: It has a map that identifies Atypical (above baseline) febrile events and it also shows trends of data.

  • Warning: Fevers are not a perfect indicator of COVID-19 and negative trends of fevers do not indicate lack of infection in those areas.

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nCoV2019.live

Simple Dashboard breaking the globe down by Country > State/Province

Shows daily changes of new infections, deaths, and recovered

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COVID ACT NOW

This is one of the most important maps. It is actually a Public Health model that attempts to predict outcomes for:

  • No Action

  • 3 Months of Social Distancing

  • 3 Months Shelter In Place

  • 3 Months Full Lockdown

The Scenarios Estimate:

  1. Total Infections

  2. Estimated Date Hospitals Overloaded

  3. Estimated Deaths

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What Is A Corona Virus?

It’s nice to know the science behind the threat

SHELTER IN PLACE! BEND THE CURVE! SAVE A LIFE!

-R.J.

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