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Stay informed with coronavirus data—updated daily

As the COVID-19 situation has evolved globally, we shifted the data we report to better identify hotspots and trends. A new hotspot tab has been added to the global coronavirus tracker to look at infection rates per 100,000 people, focused on rolling, seven-day trends.


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Starter kits and prepared data to help you do your own analysis to understand the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Don't have Tableau? Download our free trial to get started.

Special thanks to Tableau Zen Masters Anya A’Hearn, Tamas Foldi, Allan Walker, and Jonathan Drummey for all of their work to make these resources more accessible to the public.

Jumpstart Workbook

COVID-19 Cases Starter Workbook

This downloadable workbook includes a starter dashboard as well as an embedded connection to trusted COVID-19 activity data. This data is sourced from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control as well as The New York Times (who is aggregating data from state and local governments and health departments for the US). Anyone can blend their own data with this workbook to better understand the impact on their organization.

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This datasource is updated daily by 12 p.m. PT.

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Connect to COVID-19 activity data

Tableau is aware of the Federal government's decision that all hospitals submit COVID-19 patient information directly to the Department of Health and Human Services, versus the Centers for Disease Control. While there is no immediate impact to the data made available through the Tableau COVID-19 Data Hub, we will continue to evaluate any potential changes. We will work to ensure that this data stream continues to be a valuable, reliable resource for decision making.

The data stream, aggregated from the New York Times, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, and the Public Health Agency of Canada continues to be a vital resource for corporate and government decision makers as they navigate the global pandemic.


Get started with the COVID Activity API hosted on MuleSoft’s Anypoint Exchange. You can use this API to leverage COVID-19 data on cases, deaths, testing, hospitalizations, ventilator use, and more.

AWS Data Exchange

The AWS Data Exchanges makes it easy to find, subscribe to, and use third-party data in the cloud. You can subscribe to COVID-19 activity data and more for free at the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Data Hub listing in the AWS Data Exchange.

COVID-19 case data can be directly downloaded or accessed through a Web Data Connector from, a platform for data that enables users to post, search, and collaborate on data sets on a large and meaningful scale.

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Access other COVID-19 data

Policy Data

Governments around the world have taken measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. A few organizations collect this information - details on workplace closings, public event cancellations, gathering restrictions, business mandates, and more - and make it available to the general public.

University of Oxford (.Hyper File | .CSV File)
  • The Blavantik School of Government at the University of Oxford collects systematic information on measure governments have taken in response to COVID-19.
  • Citation: Thomas Hale, Sam Webster, Anna Petherick, Toby Phillips, and Beatriz Kira. (2020). Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker. Blavatnik School of Government.

The University of Washington (.Hyper File | .CSV File)
  • The University of Washington maintains a data repository for US state-level distancing policies that have been enacted in response to COVID-19.
  • Citation: Nancy Fullman, Bree Bang-Jensen, Grace Reinke, Kenya Amano, Christopher Adolph, and John Wilkerson. "State-level social distancing policies in response to COVID-19 in the US". Version 1.56, June 10, 2020.

The COVID Tracking Project

The COVID Tracking Project at The Atlantic collects data on hospitalizations, testing, and more for each state and territory in the United States.

Viz responsibly

As you use COVID-19 data, it’s important to remember that, while the underlying data comes from trusted sources, it’s difficult to estimate an accurate count for the number of COVID-19 cases worldwide because of the vastly different approaches to both testing and reporting. Also remember, even data visualizations based on accurate data can be misleading.

Read more about data viz best practices related to COVID-19 and 10 considerations before you create another chart about COVID-19.

Free Training for COVID-19 Data

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This dashboard helps track and analyze the impact of COVID-19 on the overall health of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus community. Updated each weekday, the dashboard pulls data from multiple sources to create a comprehensive illustration of health trends and operational capacities.

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