By the March 11, 2020, the worldwide spread of COVID-19 (formerly known as 2019-ncov) was referenced as a pandemic situation by WHO. The following animated GIFs visualize the impact of the latest developments. In the following, we compare two selected two-week timeframes in correspondence to the incubation period of COVID-19. For further analyses, please refer to our COVID-19 data analysis tool.
COVID-19 worldwide situation from Feb 01 to Feb 18, 2020:
Worldwide development of Coronavirus from Feb 01, 2020 to Feb 18, 2020
At the beginning of Feb 2020, we can see a single hotspot in China 🇨🇳. Afterwards, some punctual infections in selected countries around the globe occurred. The world speaks still considers COVID-19 as a Chinese epidemic situation. Starting from about 12k about 3k new infections per day are reported summing up to a total of >73k worldwide infections.
COVID-19 worldwide situation from Feb 18 to Mar 11, 2020:
About two weeks later starting from mid of Feb 2020, we can observe the development of a pandemic situation (sprinkles in almost all countries around the globe). Three main hotspots with a fast increase of new infections developed: Iran 🇮🇷, Italy 🇮🇹, and South Korea 🇰🇷. In the meantime, new infections outside of China. Worldwide infections decline to less than 1k per day for rest of Feb 2020. By the beginning of Mar 2020, daily infections start to grow and exceed more than 4k per day summing up to a total of almost 120k infected persons.
Worldwide development of Coronavirus from Feb 18, 2020 to Mar 11, 2020
Today, we are happy to announce the general availability of the 2019-nCoV Coronavirus Data Analysis Tool by HPI. After days of closed beta phase, we just finished integrating the valuable user feedback. Finally, the 2019-nCoV Coronavirus Data Analysis Tool is available for public use. Furthermore, we decided that improvements and functional extensions from now on will be directly integrated in the productive version. Thus, users can benefit much faster from them. Currently, we are working on adding additional situation reports to provide valuable insights on the latest development of the pandemia.
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#nCoVStats @HPI_DE daily #COVID19 update: Worldwide daily new infections are going up to 313k, summing up to 31.9M infections. Many cities around #Europe report increasing numbers over the past days. #WearAMaskSaveALife
#nCoVStats @HPI_DE daily #COVID19 update: Worldwide infections exceeded 31.5M, out of them 21.1M (67%) are already reported as recovered. 90d moving average shows 290k new infections per day, light upward trend for the past weeks.
Global Health Challenge: 2019-nCoV Coronavirus outbreak
Just a couple of days ago, the year 2020 started when a new global health challenge approached: the outbreak of 2019-nCoV Coronavirus in China end of 2019. As seen in other pandemic situations, the global news coverage deals with the topic on a daily basis. With the provided data analysis tool, we want to contribute to an informed news coverage about the situational development.
Background: Graphical Data Exploration using In-Memory Database Technology
Dr. Matthieu-P. Schapranow
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Digital Health Center @ Hasso Plattner Institute
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#nCoVStats@HPI_DE The past 24hrs showed just a lower increase with 2,663 new reported #nCoV2019 cases worldwide, 54k+ of them in #Hubei region. Outside of #China the number of infections increased by 22 to a total of 523.
#nCoVStats@HPI_DE After yesterday’s spike of confirmed #nCoV2019 cases, reported cases are down to about 4k new cases in the past 24hrs summing up to a total of 64k+ worldwide cases. Cases outside #China reached a total of 501 confirmed cases; numbers in #Japan unchanged.
Feb 13, 2020: A spike in reported cases in Hubei region was reported. However, this might be the result of unconfirmed cases for days reported just now as confirmed and does not necessary indicate a super spreading event.