Tracking Covid-19 From Hundreds of Sources, One Extracted Record at a Time

1 · The New York Times · June 17, 2021, 3:48 p.m.
How The New York Times maintains a database of United States coronavirus cases and deaths pulled from a patchwork of regional health authorities.Illustration by Dalbert VilarinoBy Josh Williams and Tiff FehrAs of this morning, The New York Times has made more than 9.98 million programmatic requests for Covid-19 data from websites around the world. The data we’re collecting are daily snapshots of the virus’s ebb and flow, including for every U.S. state and thousands of U.S. counties, cities and Z...