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ANIMATING CORONAVIRUS: The spread of COVID-19 in the United States (04/23/20)

COVID-19 (04/20/2020)

The headline: COVID-19 (coronavirus) has been spreading rapidly. The static image (above) illustrates the weekly cases (cases per million people in each county) as of 04/20/2020. The movie (below) illustrates the change in weekly COVID-19 cases between 03/01/2020 and 04/23/2020.

County-level animation of COVID-19 cases in the United States (03/01/2020 to 04/23/2020). The map shows weekly COVID-19 cases per million people.

The data: The county-level COVID-19 data were downloaded from USAFacts (https://usafacts.org/visualizations/coronavirus-covid-19-spread-map/).  

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