Top coronavirus resources with access information

Key Corona COVID-19 data sources with API

These are the main sources of coronavirus data ready for direct download. Unfortunately, these data are not available as open data with open data license. If you do not like bureaucracy and want to stay informed, feel free to download it. 

#1 John Hopkins University

Name: Daily Cases, Deaths, Recovered

Source: John Hopkins

Retrieved through: https://github.com/CSSEGISandData/COVID-19/blob/master/csse_covid_19_data/csse_covid_19_daily_reports/03-16-2020.csv

More Info about dataset:
https://coronadatasource.org/open-data/corona-data/corona-time-series-dataset-by-jhsu-csse/

Quality of Data:

John Hopkins Data Format
Province/State // Country/Region // Last Update // Confirmed // Deaths // Recovered // Latitude // Longitude

 #2 ECDP

Name: Cases, Deaths (per day)

Source: European Center for Disease Protection

Retrieved through: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/download-todays-data-geographic-distribution-covid-19-cases-worldwide

Quality of Data:

European Center for Disease Protection Data Format
DateRep // Day // Month // Year // Cases // Deaths //Countries and territories //GeoId

#3 DXY China 

Name: diagnosed, cumulative, death, cured by region

Source: NCOV DXY (Chinese online community for physicians)

Retrieved through: https://ncov.dxy.cn/ncovh5/view/pneumonia

Available Data (insert data table)

Quality of Data:

  • Coverage: mainly China
  • Update mechanism: tbd
  • Way data is provided: Original source

#4 Tencent 

Name: cum diagnosed, confirmed diagnoses, cum cured, cum death, existing severe, overseas input

Source: Tencent

Retrieved through: https://news.qq.com/zt2020/page/feiyan.htm#/

Quality of Data:

  • Coverage: mainly China and selected countries
  • Update mechanism: tbd
  • Way data is provided: tbd

#5 WHO

Name: cum diagnosed, confirmed diagnoses, cum cured, cum death, existing severe, overseas input

Source: WHO

Retrieved through: https://services.arcgis.com/5T5nSi527N4F7luB/arcgis/rest/services/COVID_19_HistoricCasesByCountry(pt)View/FeatureServer/0/query?f=json&where=1%3D1&returnGeometry=false&spatialRel=esriSpatialRelIntersects&outFields=OBJECTID%2CNewCase%2CDateOfDataEntry&orderByFields=DateOfDataEntry%20asc&resultOffset=2000&resultRecordCount=2000&cacheHint=true

Available Data (insert data table)

Quality of Data:

WHO Data Format
“name”: “DateOfDataEntry”,       “type”: “esriFieldTypeDate”,       “alias”: “DateOfDataEntry”,       “sqlType”: “sqlTypeOther”,       “length”: 8,       “domain”: null,       “defaultValue”: null     }   ],   “features”: [     {       “attributes”: {         “OBJECTID”: 216,         “NewCase”: 85,         “DateOfDataEntry”: 1583971200000

 

Starting list of additional resources for broader related datasets

#6 Hospital Beds (California)

Certified Healthcare Facility Bed Types and Counts

Name: Facility name, facility classification, bed capacity type, bed capacity, county

Source: California Health and Human Services https://www.chhs.ca.gov/

Retrieved through:

Available Data (insert data table)

Quality of Data:

  • Coverage: California, USA
  • Update mechanism: ?
  • Way data is provided: csv / API

Notes:

<d:_id m:type=”Edm.String”>2</d:_id>                <d:FACID m:type=”Edm.String”>010000003</d:FACID>                <d:FACNAME m:type=”Edm.String”>CREEKSIDE REHABILITATION &amp; BEHAVIORAL HEALTH</d:FACNAME>                <d:FAC_FDR m:type=”Edm.String”>SKILLED NURSING FACILITY</d:FAC_FDR>                <d:BED_CAPACITY_TYPE m:type=”Edm.String”>SPECIAL TREATMENT PROGRAM</d:BED_CAPACITY_TYPE>                <d:BED_CAPACITY m:type=”Edm.Double”>58</d:BED_CAPACITY>                <d:COUNTY_NAME m:type=”Edm.String”>SONOMA</d:COUNTY_NAME>

The Data API can be accessed via the following actions of the CKAN action API.

Create

https://data.chhs.ca.gov/api/3/action/datastore_create

Update / Insert

https://data.chhs.ca.gov/api/3/action/datastore_upsert

Query

https://data.chhs.ca.gov/api/3/action/datastore_search

Query (via SQL)

https://data.chhs.ca.gov/api/3/action/datastore_search_sql

OData

https://data.chhs.ca.gov/datastore/odata3.0/0997fa8e-ef7c-43f2-8b9a-94672935fa60

#7 Dataset of Corona Research

Name: CORD-19

Source: Semantic Scholar USA

Retrieved through: https://pages.semanticscholar.org/coronavirus-research

Available Data (insert data table): CORD-19 is a resource of over 29,000 scholarly articles, including over 13,000 with full text, about COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, and related coronaviruses.

Quality of Data:

  • Coverage: Global
  • Update mechanism: ?
  • Way data is provided: file download / API

Scrapers / automation tools / untrusted sites 

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Ongoing projects 

Related projects:

Original source of article:

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/data-around-corona-key-datasets-apis-starting-point-new-umbach/

Project of original author of article: https://helpwithcovid.com/projects/36

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