Facts & Stats

Our messages are aligned with trusted sources on the science of COVID-19, drawing on the recommendations and data of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the World Health Organization (WHO), and other leading organizations and experts.


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The #BeatTheVirus team is a coalition of experts in public health, data analytics, media, and marketing focused on empowering people with the information they need during every stage of the fight against COVID-19.

Get The Facts — Data Overview

United States COVID-19 Tracker —
Johns Hopkins University

This COVID Tracker allows you to keep up-to-date on the most recent COVID-19 statistics in the United States and globally, including the number of cases, deaths, and tests that have been conducted. It also provides State guidance for reopening communities across America. Visit the Website.

Carnegie Mellon University

COVIDcast provides comprehensive, geographically detailed, and continuously updated indicators of pandemic activity and its impact across the United States with interactive maps and graphics. The site also provides models that forecast future spread of the pandemic. Visit the Website.

COVID-19 Cases in the United States — CDC

The CDC provides statistics and epidemiological trends about COVID-19 collected by the US government from state and local health departments nationwide. Visit the Website.

Global COVID-19 Cases —
World Health Organization (WHO)

The World Health Organization provides daily reports on the number of international cases of COVID-19, provides analyses of global trends, and guidance for governments and the public. Visit the Website.

Beat the Virus Interactive Graph of COVID-19 Cases & Deaths by Sex, Age, and Race/Ethnicity

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U.S. Deaths by Sex

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The Beat the Virus Team created this unique interactive graph to provide demographic information by sex, race/ethnicity, and age on COVID-19 infections and deaths in the US. Use the filters above to toggle between demographic categories and view where disparities exist. The graph is based on data from the CDC .


COVID-19 Forecasting Models Dashboards

United States Forecasting — U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC has created this tool to predicting future COVID-19 cases in the US based on past cases and emerging news. Use their interactive dashboards to explore observed and forecasted cumulative and incident COVID-19 deaths as well as weekly reported COVID-19 cases in the United States Visit the Website here. 

Predictive Models of COVID-19 Infections — Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington

The Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington has developed predictive models of deaths that will occur to COVID-19, infection rates, and testing numbers, as well as the importance of mask-wearing and social distancing, organized by country and state. Find current forecasts for the COVID-19 pandemic here. View all the Institute’s resources here.

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Visit the IHME Tracker

COVID-19 Racial and Ethnic Data

Communities of color have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic, and messages must be tailored to their needs.

COVID-19 Cases by U.S. County and State Public Health Departments — CDC

Provides CDC racial/ethnic data reported from state and local public health departments. Visit the Website.

COVID-19 Racial & Ethnic
Disparities in U.S. Counties —
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

An interactive website that provides a compilation of state, county, and local data on racial disparities in COVID-19 cases and deaths. Visit the Website.

State COVID-19 Data by Race —
Johns Hopkins University

This Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Tracker shows the U.S. states that have released COVID-19 data by race, broken down into three critical categories: confirmed cases, deaths, and testing. Visit the Website.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates — U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

An interactive tracker provided by the CDC that portrays a breakdown of U.S. vaccinations by demographic categories, e.g. ethnicity/race, sex, and age, over time. View the Website.

The Color of Coronavirus — APM Research Lab

The Color of Coronavirus project monitors the racial and ethnic impact of COVID-19. It examines how and where COVID-19 infections and deaths are inequitably impacting certain communities in the United States — to guide policy and community responses to these disproportionate deaths Visit the Website.

Sex Differences in COVID-19 Worldwide

GenderSci Lab’s Gender/Sex COVID Data Tracker

The GenderSci Lab’s Gender/Sex COVID Data Tracker reports up-to-date and historical gender/sex-disaggregated data on COVID-19 cases and deaths for 50 US States and 2 US Territories. Visit the Website.

COVID-19 Sex-Disaggregated Data Tracker - Global Health 50/50

Find current global statistics on sex differences in COVID-19. Visit the Website.

Tracking Viral Variants

Tracking SARS-CoV-2 Variants —
World Health Organization (WHO)

A resource from the WHO discussing the known COVID-19 variants, their genomic names, and their corresponding labels. It also distinguishes between Variants of Interest (VOI) and Variants of Concern (VOC). Visit the Website. 

Tracking the Delta Variant — Aljazeera

This map shows where the Delta variant has spread across the world and explains the origins of the four variants: Alpha, Beta, Delta, and Gamma. Visit the Website. 

Variant Tracker — U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

A graphic that displays case breakdown by variants and provides map of each variant’s prevalence across regions of the US. Visit the Website. 

State Data & Policy Actions

State Data and Policy Actions to Address Coronavirus – Kaiser Family Foundation

To date, states have taken a number of actions to mitigate the spread of the virus and reduce barriers to testing and treatment for those affected. This data tool provides state-level information on — social distancing measures; health policy actions to reduce barriers to COVID-19 testing and treatment; additional state-level data related to COVID-19, including testing and provider capacity. Visit the Website.

State Decisions About Re-Opening Communities – Johns Hopkins University

This timeline shows the major infection control measures and re-openings undertaken by states after the first COVID-19 cases appeared in the United States, alongside the number of new cases and deaths in each state over the same time period. Visit the Website.

State Coronavirus Restrictions and Mask Mandates – New York Times

The New York Times is tracking state coronavirus restrictions, including business closures, mask mandates, and stay-at-home recommendations. States may issue exceptions to national guidelines. Visit the Website.

COVID-19 County Risk Levels Dashboard – Brown University School of Public Health

This map displays COVID-19 risk levels for each county and Congressional district in the United States. Hover over a county for detailed information on cases and death counts. Risk levels are calculated based on daily cases per 100,000 people (7 day rolling average). Visit the Website.

COVID-19 State Legislation Data Visualization - National Conference of State Legislatures

The National Conference of State Legislatures provides up-to-date, real-time information about legislation related to the COVID-19 response that has been introduced in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. You can search legislation starting in 2020 by state, topic, keyword, year, status or primary sponsor. Visit the Website.