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John Burn-Murdoch
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⚠ warning to anyone using ECDC subnational cases rates data ⚠

Figures released this morning include several errors, some very significant.

They’ve since silently uploaded a new file, but incorrect one is still online 😑

We’re checking new file for errors and will report back

Latest ECDC data appears to be correct: 

You can the impact of the correction in this before (left) and after (right) duo courtesy of @sdbernard.

With the correction, all of France breathes a sigh of relief

Today has been another classic episode of the hit series "Covid data is an utter shitshow".

Data jiggery pokery going on everywhere, well beyond that ECDC slip-up.

As I was saying:

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