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Welcome to the COVID-19 Data Hub

Create analyses, hear from data leaders, find answers

Data-informed decision making is critical in a world transformed by the coronavirus pandemic. We’re here to help. Bookmark this page and stay up to date with essential data resources and actionable information, from daily dashboards to real-world solutions.


Data in the time of COVID-19: Lessons learned

As we enter year two of the coronavirus pandemic, we know that to meet the as-yet undefined challenges of tomorrow, we need data. Recently we asked members of Tableau’s COVID-19 Advisory Board what they felt were the biggest data lessons learned since the beginning of the pandemic. What they learned was both practical and provocative.

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Back to school

As James Madison University (JMU) prepared for autumn 2020 classes, freshman parent and Tableau partner Lee Feinberg volunteered to help improve the school’s Stop The Spread dashboard. JMU’s commitment to data transparency, through both university- and self-reported cases, has contributed to more than 540,000 views of its COVID-19 dashboard as of February 2021.

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COVID-19, Starbucks and the third place

The pandemic has forced businesses to shift real-life activities to the digital world. For Starbucks, finding ways to still connect in a human-centric way required turning to data. They quickly developed a top-line report to deliver the right data points to the right teams to gain a holistic view of what was happening in near real-time. It democratised the data and gave everyone the information they needed to make decisions and move forward.

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Visualise progress toward normality

Explore global metrics for a number of key indicators: testing, vaccination uptake, contact tracing and public health policies.


Jump start your own analysis

Starter kits and prepared data to help you do your own analysis to understand the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Don't have Tableau? Download our free trial to get started.


Special thanks to Tableau Zen Masters Anya A’Hearn, Tamas Foldi, Allan Walker and Jonathan Drummey for all of their work to make these resources more accessible to the public.

Jump-start workbook

COVID-19 Cases starter workbook

This downloadable workbook includes a starter dashboard as well as an embedded connection to trusted COVID-19 activity data. This data is sourced from from  JHU CSSE COVID-19 Data and  The New York Times (who are aggregating data from state and local governments and health departments for the US). Anyone can blend their own data with this workbook to better understand the impact on their organisation.

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This datasource is updated daily by 12 p.m. PT.

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Connect to COVID-19 activity data

The data stream, aggregated from JHU CSSE COVID-19 Data and The New York Times, continues to be a vital resource for corporate and government decision-makers as they navigate the global pandemic.


Get started with the COVID Activity API hosted on MuleSoft’s Anypoint Exchange. You can use this API to leverage COVID-19 data on cases, deaths, testing, hospitalisations, ventilator use and more.

AWS Data Exchange

The AWS Data Exchange makes it easy to find, subscribe to and use third-party data in the cloud. You can subscribe to COVID-19 activity data and more for free at the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Data Hub listing in the AWS Data Exchange.

COVID-19 case data can be downloaded directly or accessed through a web data connector from, a platform for data that enables users to post, search and collaborate on data sets on a large and meaningful scale.

Step-by-step instructions for all data sources


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Viz responsibly

As you use COVID-19 data, it’s important to remember that, while the underlying data comes from trusted sources, it’s difficult to accurately estimate the number of COVID-19 cases worldwide because of the vastly different approaches to both testing and reporting. Also remember, even data visualisations based on accurate data can be misleading.

Read more about data viz best practices related to COVID-19 and 10 considerations before you create another chart about COVID-19.

Gain skills and engage with our data community


Free training for COVID-19 data

Register for our live training courses to learn how to use the COVID-19 jump-start workbook for your own analysis

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Get involved with the community

Post your questions or help others solve their COVID-19 data questions

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The pandemic has accelerated digital transformation exponentially. 5-year roadmaps are compressed into six months. Getting insights from our Tableau dashboards in near-real time puts us in a better position to serve our customers during the crisis.


Augment your analysis with additional expertise

Find valuable perspectives, tips and resources to help your organisation move confidently and quickly, including specific solutions for industries and departments.

Browse partner solutions to kick-start your analysis

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A guide to building business resilience with data

Get the Data Culture Playbook

Access additional COVID-19 data sources

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Explore Vaccine Cloud, an agile solution to manage vaccine programmes

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Learn how to visualise COVID-19 data responsibly

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How customers are using data to manage through COVID-19

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In a fast-changing situation, we’re lucky to have friends we can call for advice. Special thanks to the
Coronavirus Data Hub Advisory Board for contributing their time and insights to this effort.

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