The Long March To September

The Long March To September

USA Cases: 49932977 Cases today: 54928 Deaths: 808608 Deaths today: 492 Recovered: 39497841 Active: 9626528 Critical: 13725 Globally Cases: 265683153 Cases today: 522845 Deaths: 5263675 Deaths today: 5597 Recovered: 239347863 Active: 21071615 Critical: 86676...
Day 167 : Each Day A Grotesque Milestone

Day 167 : Each Day A Grotesque Milestone

Trump used the Fourth of July weekend to sow division during a global pandemic that has killed over 130,000 Americans, shirked his responsibility to contain the coronavirus, and promoted an updated version of his “American carnage” vision for the country. In a pair of...
Day 158: Lower Your Expectations

Day 158: Lower Your Expectations

The White House coronavirus task force held its first briefing in two months, as Pence took a victory lap, saying “We slowed the spread, we flattened the curve, we saved lives.” While Pence acknowledged that cases have been rising “precipitously” in some states, he...
Day 131 – The American Fall

Day 131 – The American Fall

Police nationwide responded to protests against police violence by deliberately targeting demonstrators, journalists, and bystanders with pepper spray, tear gas, rubber bullets, and excessive use of force. The ongoing protests following the killing of George Floyd by...
Day 129 – Thank Me Indeed…

Day 129 – Thank Me Indeed…

Trump announces U.S. withdrawal from the World Health Organization. Alarmed health experts said the move will set back global efforts to fight the pandemicThe Trump administration’s initial distribution of remdesivir went to – in some cases – the wrong hospitals, to...
Day 121: Because He’s An A**hole

Day 121: Because He’s An A**hole

Mitch McConnell promised House Republicans that enhanced unemployment benefits enacted earlier this spring “will not be in the next bill.”The United States could have prevented about 36,000 deaths if social distancing had been put in place seven days earlier — about...
Day 106: Now What?

Day 106: Now What?

“Some of you may die, but it’s a sacrifice I am willing to make”- Lord Farquaad What now?Trump said his administration will urge the Supreme Court to overturn Obamacare, maintaining its all-out legal assault on the health care law amid a pandemic...
Day 105: “I’m Sad… For Now”

Day 105: “I’m Sad… For Now”

Case data from today and yesterday are kind of broken, this count isn’t accurate, in fact all the reporting sites have incomplete data for the past couple of days. It is probably time I level with all of you about what I think will happen. After 4 months of...
Day 104: “It’s A Dem Panic”

Day 104: “It’s A Dem Panic”

Sometimes it seems like the information changes from day to day and from one extreme to anotherThe crews from about 100 cruise ships around the world are still on board those ships, trapped, without pay, and they are starting to get sick… 100,000 peopleAs states...
Day 101: Pulling Into May

Day 101: Pulling Into May

White House blocks Fauci from testifying at House coronavirus hearing. A White House spokesman said it would be “counter-productive” for the health official to testify, adding that the Trump administration would work with Congress on testimony at a later date. There...
Day 99 :  A Great Success Story

Day 99 : A Great Success Story

Current status in the US: USA Cases: 49932977 Cases today: 54928 Deaths: 808608 Deaths today: 492 Recovered: 39497841 Active: 9626528 Critical: 13725 Eric Trump promotes “quarantine wine” on the same day that his dad spares visas for vineyard workersBay...
Day 97 :  Not My Fault, Again

Day 97 : Not My Fault, Again

‘No Evidence’ Yet That Recovered COVID-19 Patients Are Immune, WHO Says (NPR)Global coronavirus death toll could be 60% higher than reported. Mortality statistics show 122,000 deaths in excess of normal levels across 14 countries (Financial Times)U.S....
Day 91: It’s Time To Reopen  Dummy

Day 91: It’s Time To Reopen Dummy

28,000 missing deaths: Tracking the true death toll of the coronavirus crisis. (New York Times)The Trump administration doesn’t have a plan to cover coronavirus treatment for the uninsured two weeks after pledging to have a plan. (Politico)The malaria drug widely...
Day 85: Muh Freedumz!

Day 85: Muh Freedumz!

Trump cut off U.S. funding to the World Health Organization in response to the agency’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. “We have not been treated properly” Bill gates says “That’s as bad as it sounds”The Democrats are calling it illegalThe CDC...
Updates – April 13, 2020

Updates – April 13, 2020

Today, we launched the Projection Data page. After trying several times to build a model that do some predictive analysis, we came into a method that is simple, straightforward and seems to work. Today the model projected 589,436 total cases and 25,497 total deaths in...

News Briefs – 4/12/20

He Could Have Seen What Was Coming: Behind Trump’s Failure on the VirusThe ‘Red Dawn’ Emails: 8 Key Exchanges on the Faltering Response to the CoronavirusThe French doctors who wanted to test vaccines on Africans and Western medicine’s dark historyTrump pushes even...
Site Update – April 11, 2020

Site Update – April 11, 2020

Here are some of the changes we’ve made in the past few days: Improved the Maps pageAdded a Flourish wheel chart listing many detailsUpdate the chart listing the actions taken in each stateUpdated the Raw Data page to include links to data in .csv (comma...

Site Updates April 7, 2020

Today we’ve made several updates to the site Added two new maps. The old map was good, but provided very little detail that wasn’t available elsewhere in the site.Added Impact By Country section which has several selectable positionsSimplified the charts...
New Table – What Has Each State Done?

New Table – What Has Each State Done?

We’ve searched several data sources around the world and compiled a listing of each state, what action they have taken, and when they first took any form of action. Most states have closed schools and many have enacted various states of restrictions. Unless...

Airlines Grab Bailout Cash, Immediately Lay Off Workers

Airlines warn government aid ‘not a cure’ for coronavirus travel plunge “American Airlines Group Inc. — which is not shown in the chart but is included in overall figures — led the pack, with negative cumulative free cash flow during the decade while...
News Briefs

News Briefs

Escape from Florida: My 2,400-km drive back to the sanity of Canada – Stephen Maher: In Florida, the beaches were open, people filled bars, and many just couldn’t seem to grasp ‘why everyone is panicking’The US now leads the world in Covid-19...

Incremental Improvements

Since we’ve come back online, after a brief outage yesterday, we’ve made several improvements and changed several things about the way we represent the data: We’ve further hardened our security and added a privacy policy.We’ve pulled some of...

Back Online

Fought all day with denial of service attacks, brute force login attempts, and just about every kind of other attack, including compromising some of the data sources (which we’ve changed). I didn’t realize how valuable information about the virus would be...

Current Count

Until we put our data sources back together, we’ll post manual updates. Coronavirus Cases: 395,583 Deaths: 17,234 Recovered: 103,736

Notice

Statement: So for now, as of about 01:00AM EST, one of the data providers that we use was compromised (hacked). We’re pulling down the site until we can secure a new data source. We’d rather that we don’t have a site for the moment, than we would put...

Site Updates 3/23/20

We’ve done a few things to make improvements such as refined the data that shows on the front page and added some new pages. We updated the data sources so that the page loads a little fasterWe removed some of the charts that were only tracking the first 20 days...

UW Dashboard Online Now

The University of Washington Virology Division has set up a dashboard to track patient test results. Looks like they are updating it daily. http://depts.washington.edu/labmed/covid19/

New World Information Dissemination

Health care workers are taking to social media channels to spread information faster and more effectively. Here we have a doctor who has learned how to serve four patients from a singe ventilator: Thanks...

Refinements and Improvements

So for the moment, we’ve refined what data we do have. Hopefully, we are presenting it as it is, rather than presenting a conclusion and representing the data in order to support that conclusion. The site will go through several iterations until we reach the...

Welcome

Welcome to https://www.covidtotals.com/ We are concerned, trying to find as much information as possible, and needed to build a single dashboard that would give high-level, as well as detailed information at a glance. For now, we’re going with data provided by...