Data is updated once per day to allow the system to pull county-level data. For the most up-to-date confirmed cases and deaths, please see the COVID-19 Global Map. In this video, learn how to see where the data is coming from.
- [Instructor] To fully understand the information … that's being shown to us on a dashboard, … we want to always keep in mind … that we need to know the source of the data, … how often the data is being updated on the view, … as well as any other information that may be relevant … to the calculations and models being presented … on the dashboard. … Here we can see on the lower corner of the view. … The last updated date is 8/16/2020, or August 16, 2020. … That means that the visualization, … as well as the metrics and numbers that we are viewing … on this dashboard is based on data that was last updated … on this date. … Next to last updated date, … you can also see that there is information about the data. … We can scroll by going to the right side … and using the scroll button, … but an easier way to view this information … is to click on the circle on the upper right corner. … By expanding the view to the full screen, … it's much easier to see and read the details … that are being presented. …
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- What is a dashboard?
- Identifying the underlying data
- Interpreting key metrics
- Navigating the John Hopkins COVID-19 dashboard
- Evaluating the IHME dashboard
- Assessing the risks and limitations of using the dashboard