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John Burn-Murdoch+ Your Authors @jburnmurdoch Stories, stats & scatterplots for @FinancialTimes | Daily updates of the coronavirus trajectory tracker | [email protected] | #dataviz May. 04, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

NEW: you asked, we answered.

We’ve just launched an interactive version of our Covid trajectory tracker charts, where you can now highlight any country you like, and choose between log & linear scales and even ... per capita numbers 😱

 https://ig.ft.com/coronavirus-chart/ 

A neat feature we’ve added is stateful URLs:

Pick your own countries, scales & units, share that URL, and anyone clicking the link will get your exact chart & settings, letting you use these charts in conversations

e.g here’s Sweden vs Norway, per capita  https://ig.ft.com/coronavirus-chart/?areas=swe&areas=nor&cumulative=0&logScale=1&perMillion=1&values=deaths 

This is just one of two interactive pages we’ve launched today.

The second, masterminded by @davidcblood, tracks countries tightening & relaxing lockdowns.

This is a huge part of the story now, and you can watch as Europe begins easing restrictions

 https://ig.ft.com/coronavirus-lockdowns/ 

These pages are huge team efforts.

@davidcblood and I are cogs in a slick machine involving @sdbernard @maxharlow @carolinenevitt @aendrew @theboysmithy @martinstabe @alekswis @joannaskao, and we’re using data from @ECDC_EU & Oxford’s @BlavatnikSchool.

And remember, we’re still tracking the gold-standard metric for Covid death tolls: overall excess mortality.

Free to read at  https://www.ft.com/coronavirus-latest 

We’ll be adding more countries and cities today and beyond, so keep this page bookmarked.


You can follow @jburnmurdoch.



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