by Marc Sheppard
I have been merging the data sets from the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control, and Johns Hopkins University to tease out insights that might otherwise be missed. This post updates my first piece using the merged data, adding the newest data from March 16, 2020.
You’ll notice that I’ve dropped population and inserted a new column into the chart, L5D% (Last 5-day % of cases). I’ve been using that statistic quite a bit, as I believe it’s a significant indicator of population penetration, so the time had come to surface it on the chart. I’ve also added FirstCase date and Age, as well as rankings for cases, deaths and recoveries (CR, DR, and RR),