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Covid BlockPy Library

From the CORGIS Dataset Project

By Dennis Kafura and Melanie Sutphin
Version 1.0.0, created 11/14/2020
Tags: Covid, Covid-19, pandemic, infection, world health


The data set contains daily reports of Covid-19 cases and deaths in countries worldwide. The data also shows the country’s population and the number of cases per 100,000 people on a rolling 14 day average.

Key Descriptions

Key List of... Comment Example Value
Date.Day Integer The day of the month for this report 5
Date.Month Integer The month of the year for this report 11
Date.Year Integer The year of this report 2020
Data.Cases Integer Number of new cases reported 121
Data.Deaths Integer Number of new deaths reported 6
Location.Country String Name of country for this report (e.g., "United_States_of_America") "Afghanistan"
Location.Code String Three letter country code (e.g., :USA") "AFG"
Data.Population Integer Population of the country in 2019 38041757
Location.Continent String Continent of country (e.g., "Asia", "Europe", "America") "Asia"
Data.Rate Float Cumulative number of cases reported for 14 days per 100000 people 3.74588377