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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Introduction - Data & Statistics

This guide is a living document. More content will be added as new information and resources become available and as the COVID-19 situation develops.

While the guide provides up-to-date information on the COVID-19 pandemic, it should not be construed as advice or as a substitute for consulting a doctor. Information on Capilano University's response to COVID-19 and Health Resources are available on the university website.

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Canada - National Resources   |   Canada - Provincial Resources   |   Canada - Geospatial Data   |   Canada - Surveys   United States   |   United States - Surveys    World   |  World - Collected Datasets   |   World - Genomic Data   |  World - Geospatial Data  |  World - Surveys

Canada - Geospatial Data

  • GIS Hub provided by Esri Canada to share information about the coronavirus pandemic. Information sources include the Community Map of Canada, the Living Atlas, Environics Analytics and others.

Canada - Surveys

United States

United States - Surveys

  • Roper Center: archived survey data collected via traditional survey methods as well as more recently developed methods, such as non-probability samples. 
  • The Delphi Group at Carnegie Mellon University conducts research surveys to monitor the spread and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.


World - Collected Datasets

  • Google: a repository of public datasets that relate to the COVID-19 crisis. Includes data from New York Times, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Google, Global Health Data from the World Bank, and OpenStreetMap.
  • OpenAire: aggregates COVID-19 records (publications-data-software-other research outcomes), links them together and provide a single access point for their discovery and navigation. 
  • openICPSR (University of Michigan): Data examining the impact of the novel coronavirus global pandemic
  • ProgrammableWeb:  APIs that provide access to data related to the pandemic that can be used by developers to collect data about the outbreak, track its spread, and produce data visualizations.

World - Genomic Data

World - Geospatial Data

  • Esri: includes location intelligence, geographic information system (GIS) and mapping software, services, and materials that people are using to help monitor, manage, and communicate the impact of the outbreak.

World - Surveys

  • University of Oxford: tracks and compares policy responses around the world
  • COVID-19 World Symptom Survey is a partnership between Facebook and academic institutions. Country and region-level statistics are published daily via public API and dashboards, and microdata are available for researchers via data use agreements. Over half a million responses are collected daily.