Download today’s data on the geographic distribution of COVID-19 cases worldwide

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The downloadable data file is updated daily and contains the latest available public data on COVID-19. Each row/entry contains the number of new cases reported per day and per country. You may use the data in line with ECDC’s copyright policy.

How is the data collected? ECDC’s copyright policy.

Note: On 3 July the  UK announced an ongoing revision of historical data that lead to a negative number of new cases and an overall decrease in cases for the UK.

Disclaimer: The population data in the databases are from the World Bank.

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Script for downloading the CSV file into “R” software

Make sure that you have the “utils” package installed.

#these libraries need to be loaded
library(utils)

#read the Dataset sheet into “R”. The dataset will be called "data".
data <- read.csv("https://opendata.ecdc.europa.eu/covid19/casedistribution/csv", na.strings = "", fileEncoding = "UTF-8-BOM")

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