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The COVID Tracking Project will stop collecting data on March 7, 2021.

Releasing our Annotations on COVID-19 State Data Definitions

As part of our wind-down process, we’re publicly sharing our structured metadata on state COVID-19 data definitions.

Federal COVID Data 101: Working with Testing Data

At least three different federal agencies share testing data for SARS-CoV-2 in at least four different places. Here’s a little about where that data comes from, what each dataset has to offer, and how you can use the datasets best in light of their large differences from state-provided data.

By Kara W. SchechtmanMarch 5, 2021

Federal COVID Data 101: Working with CMS Nursing Home Data

Here’s what we know about the only federal dataset on COVID-19 outcomes in long-term care facilities.

Where to Find Simple COVID-19 Data for the US

As The COVID Tracking Project approaches its final day of data compilation on March 7, 2021, we are recommending a selection of federal data sources to people who want a quick and easy way to keep an eye on the pandemic.

By Erin KissaneMarch 4, 2021

Federal COVID Data 101: Working with Death Numbers

The CDC provides two different datasets regarding COVID-19 fatalities. Here’s a walkthrough of how they compare to each other and to The COVID Tracking Project’s data.

By Joseph Bensimon & Quang P. NguyenFebruary 25, 2021

Federal COVID Data 101: Working with Case Data

Here’s a walkthrough of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) daily case dataset and what you should know about it.

By Jennifer ClydeFebruary 24, 2021

Federal COVID Data 101: Working with Hospitalization Numbers

Here’s a walkthrough of the Department of Health and Human Services’ dataset and what you should know about it.

By Dave Luo & Catherine PollackFebruary 16, 2021

Learn More About Using Federal COVID-19 Data with The COVID Tracking Project

In February and March, we’ll hold a series of free trainings to help anyone who uses our data to understand existing federal numbers.

By Rachel GlickhouseFebruary 9, 2021