Graphs day 53, pandemic day 59, day 130 since the first cases were diagnosed.
Cases diagnosed worldwide: 3,898,658
Deaths worldwide: 274,290
It looks like it’ll be Monday, or maybe even Tuesday, when we hit four million cases worldwide. Hooray? The next sad milestone will be 300,000 deaths, which we will inevitably hit by the end of this month. But someday, the disease will burn itself out and this will end. How soon that happens is up to us.
Today’s map of case rates by country in Europe and South America (cases per million people):
and deaths per million people in the same countries:
Day 53 is an odd number, so here is the still-developing history of case rates of COVID-19 in nine different countries since mid-February:
and the same for deaths per million people:
As always, you can get the data yourself from the European Centers for Disease Control’s Coronavirus Source Data; choose “all four metrics.” You are welcome to use my Excel template (now at version 3.1); I’d love to see what you can build with it!
Update tomorrow-ish, and every day-ish after that until this pandemic is over.