Examining the COVID-19 Data

Data visualizations can help us better track and understand the spread of COVID-19.

Last updated: February 1, 2022
Data source (Johns Hopkins data from Associated Press) available at data.world



North Dakota

South Dakota


U.S. Unemployment





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COVID-19 data for North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota is now visualized alongside U.S. averages.


We have begun to include unemployment projections for the most recent month available. These projections are updated with more reliable data as new data is gathered by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Data visualizations moved to interactive apps on Binder. 

COVID-19 Tracker App data (from Associated Press) includes: total cases, total deaths, cases per million, deaths per million, daily cases, daily deaths, daily cases per million 7-day moving average, daily deaths per million 7-day moving average.

Unemployment App data (from Bureau of Labor Statistics) includes: number employed, number unemployed, size of labor force, unemployment rate and labor force as percentage of population.

Other sources: 2019 Population Data (from U.S. Census Bureau); Map (from Shapefiles at U.S. Census Bureau)

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