Tracking the coronavirus pandemic in various parts of the world is but a click away with scientists developing live, interactive maps on user-friendly applications to help researchers, public health authorities as well as the general public.
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Interactive tracker offers users map and graphical displays for COVID-19 disease global spread, including total confirmed, active, recovered cases, and deaths.
The World Health Organization is also tracking COVID-19 cases around the world in real-time. The WHO COVID-19 situation map shows the rise in novel coronavirus infections from January to now. The zoomable blue and white map provides a search option to look for country-specific COVID-19 cases, including the number of infected, mortality and recovered. It also provides uses with visual graphics of the number of cases, and the trend curve of cumulative cases in the form of charts.
Below are list of few websites for COVID-19 tracker:
1. Government of India, has table and district wise cases – https://www.mohfw.gov.in/
2. Updates are live and i like that cluster data – best site for India – https://www.covid19india.org/
3. My Gov Covid-19 : www.mygov.in/covid-19
1. Most used Worldmeter, data updates are fast just slower than BNO news, but easy to use interface makes it no.1 – https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus
2. BNO news, the figures are even faster than Worldmeter and what like is the source link for us to cross check https://bnonews.com/index.php/2020/03/the-latest-coronavirus-cases/
3. Johns Hopkins University, live update the first dashboard to get famous before Worldmeter overtook it https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6
4. Financial Times, it gives the projections with x and y axis. Its one of my favorite to understand where we stand –
5. WHO – it is updated once at 10 CET each day. If u want only official data, use this one but there is no live updates – https://experience.arcgis.com/experience/685d0ace521648f8a5beeeee1b9125cd
6. Similar to Worldmeter includes maps, tables and charts – https://coronavirus.thebaselab.com/
7. Microsoft through Bing – https://www.bing.com/covid
8. DXY – https://ncov.dxy.cn/ncovh5/view/en_pneumonia
9. Channel News Asia – Simple map format but presented https://infographics.channelnewsasia.com/covid-19/map.html
10. South China Morning post, simple table, i like the fatality rate feature taken from the study. – https://multimedia.scmp.com/infographics/news/china/article/3047038/wuhan-virus/index.html
11. New York Times – https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/world/coronavirus-maps.html
12. University of Virginia, i like the slider option for dates – https://nssac.bii.virginia.edu/covid-19/dashboard/
13. Reuters – https://graphics.reuters.com/CHINA-HEALTH-MAP/0100B59S39E/index.html
14. Healthmap, movie can be played – https://www.healthmap.org/covid-19/
15. NBC Newyork, we can adjust the dates and will be useful for those who missed previous days data and – https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/national-international/map-watch-the-coronavirus-cases-spread-across-the-world/2303276/
16. University of Washington – https://hgis.uw.edu/virus/
17. ESRI Storymaps – https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/4fdc0d03d3a34aa485de1fb0d2650ee0
18. Nextstrain – Genomic Epidemiology of Novel Coronavirus – https://nextstrain.org/ncov
19. Vorapol – https://public.tableau.com/profile/vorapol.s.#!/vizhome/CoronavirusCOVID-19InteractiveDashboard/Dashboard
20. Jason Carneal – https://public.tableau.com/profile/jason.carneal#!/vizhome/nCoV2019_15824080978860/COVID-19DistributionbyCountry
21. KFF Tracker – https://www.kff.org/global-health-policy/fact-sheet/coronavirus-tracker/
22. Covid Visualizer – www.covidvisualizer.com
1. Best one for US tracking – https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/us/coronavirus-us-cases.html
2. This includes tests done too – https://coronavirus.1point3acres.com/
2. South China Morning post, simple table, i like the fatality rate feature taken from the study. – https://multimedia.scmp.com/infographics/news/china/article/3047038/wuhan-virus/index.html
1. Updated once, check at night around 11.30 pm http://opendatadpc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/b0c68bce2cce478eaac82fe38d4138b1
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new virus.
The disease causes respiratory illness (like the flu) with symptoms such as a cough, fever, and in more severe cases, difficulty breathing. You can protect yourself by washing your hands frequently, avoiding touching your face, and avoiding close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell.
How it Spreads
Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth.
Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.
These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure (based on the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses).
- Shortness of breath
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
- Wear a facemask if you are sick
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick