I created this tracker because I was both frustrated with the existing trackers, and I wanted to see what I could do with a public dataset and free tools (and as a data-architect, well why not!).
All the datasets are publically available, and I created the dashboards using Google data studio. The reports are auto-updated, but are only as up to date as the source data (generally updated as per yesterday).
Here’s the dashboard:
Active cases are calculated as = confirmed cases – deaths – recoveries
Data Science for Social Impact Research Group @ University of Pretoria, Coronavirus COVID-19 (2019-nCoV) Data Repository for South Africa. Available on: https://github.com/dsfsi/covid19za.
Hasell, J., Mathieu, E., Beltekian, D. et al. A cross-country database of COVID-19 testing. Sci Data 7, 345 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-00688-8, https://github.com/owid/covid-19-data/tree/master/public/data
For up to date information, please visit https://sacoronavirus.co.za/