2019 Novel Coronavirus

In December 2019, a new respiratory disease was discovered in Wuhan, China. The illness is caused by a new type of coronavirus, known as “severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2,” or SARS-CoV-2. The illness that can result from this virus infection is called “coronavirus disease 2019,” or COVID-19. On March 11, 2020 – WHO declared the outbreak a global pandemic. This report uses SAS® Viya to visualize metrics and trends related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

On March 11, 2020 – WHO declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic. This report uses SAS® Viya to visualize metrics and trends related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Stats

The total number of confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 is shown below in blue. The total number of patient deaths is shown in red.


Global Spread

Flip through the map visualizations below to see the global spread by country and their cases per 100k population. Play the animation to see the spread over time.


Daily New Confirmed Cases

Below is the number of new confirmed cases in the top five most impacted countries over the last 7 days.


Situation by Country

Key information is provided at Country, Region level. Enter Country/Region name to filter the information. For more details by each country please check the full report.


Trend Analysis

Flip through the visualizations below to see data trends related to the COVID-19 outbreak.


Trend Analysis


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Data Sources and Fine Print

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Data from WHO, CDC, ECDC, NHC and DXY. Compiled by JHU CSSE.

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