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New York Times. Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data in the United States. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2020-12-08.

Project Description

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The New York Times is releasing a series of data files with cumulative counts of coronavirus cases in the United States, at the state and county level, over time. This time series data is being compiled from state and local governments and health departments in an attempt to provide a complete record of the ongoing outbreak. This deposit contains live data from three geographic levels: U.S., states and counties. ICPSR staff scraped these data on 11/22/2020. For the most current data, please visit

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Geographic Coverage:  View help for Geographic Coverage United States
Time Period(s):  View help for Time Period(s) 1/21/2020 – 11/22/2020
Collection Notes:  View help for Collection Notes The data is the product of dozens of journalists working across several time zones to monitor news conferences, analyze data releases and seek clarification from public officials on how they categorize cases. To see the latest maps and case counts from the New York Times please visit If you have questions about the data or licensing conditions, please contact

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