Because of the distinction in reporting instances between states, territories and the federal authorities, it may be troublesome to get a present image of what number of confirmed circumstances of coronavirus there are in Australia.
Right here, we’ve introduced collectively all of the figures in a single place, together with comparisons with different nations.
Guardian Australia has gone by each state and territory press launch to assemble and keep an up-to-date database of coronavirus circumstances, in addition to sustaining stay knowledge feeds from different teams collating knowledge, akin to Johns Hopkins University.
That is essential to get a broader image of how Covid-19 is affecting Australians and to trace the affect of presidency measures.
This chart exhibits the “epidemic curve” for Australia with a timeline of measures launched by the federal authorities. It goals to trace our progress in “flattening the curve”, and the measures we’ve got launched to take action.
A lot of the current nationwide progress is because of circumstances from Victoria.
The next chart exhibits the % progress in circumstances, with a development line based mostly on a five-day common. Usually, we wish each strains to be heading downwards in direction of zero:
Right here, you’ll be able to see the cumulative whole of confirmed circumstances, with the contribution of every state and territory:
Since mid-June, Victoria has had an increase in group transmission of Covid-19. This has resulted within the Premier, Daniel Andrews, re-introducing bodily distancing restrictions that had been beforehand lifted.
Right here, you’ll be able to see the overall variety of each day circumstances, cut up by these the place the supply of the an infection was abroad, and people the place it was acquired domestically or nonetheless below investigation.
Right here, you’ll be able to see the development within the supply of Covid-19 circumstances over the entire size of the coronavirus pandemic in Victoria:
Right here’s a extra detailed breakdown for current circumstances solely, exhibiting the variety of circumstances every day which are from a identified or unknown supply, in addition to these which are below investigation:
Because the Victorian authorities will increase testing, we would anticipate to see an increase in circumstances. This chart exhibits the share of optimistic circumstances per the variety of assessments carried out for each Victoria and NSW. A decrease % optimistic price is indicative of extra widespread, less-targeted testing.
Usually the % optimistic price in Australia is lower than many other countries, well below the threshold that the WHO has reccomended for adequate testing.
The current outbreaks are associated to particular areas, with hotspots in Melbourne’s outer suburbs:
State and territory breakdowns
Right here is the each day rely of confirmed circumstances – the epidemic curve – for every state and territory. The newest day will normally be an incomplete whole:
This desk has the variety of deaths for every state and territory, in addition to the variety of sufferers requiring hospital therapy. It additionally contains the variety of sufferers presently in intensive care, or requiring ventilators.
Supply of infections
This chart exhibits the each day new case rely by the supply of an infection to match abroad v native circumstances. It’s necessary to additionally word that a lot of circumstances are below investigation at any cut-off date, and so these figures can change retrospectively with additional updates.
Maps of confirmed circumstances in NSW, Qld and WA
These maps now present current circumstances solely, and there at the moment are only a few current circumstances in most states outdoors of Victoria and NSW.
Right here’s the map for Queensland, mapped by hospital and well being service areas:
And the map for Western Australia:
Right here, you’ll be able to see the testing price per million folks for every state and territory:
You may see an earlier tough comparability of those charges with different nations here.
This chart makes use of a log scale and re-indexes the time to the primary day since circumstances had been above 50 to make the trajectory of the pandemic in chosen nations immediately comparable:
This chart makes use of the same view to match the development in deaths for a similar nations:
30 June 2020:
- Added testing % optimistic chart for Victoria and NSW
- Added new chart of Victorian circumstances by supply
In regards to the knowledge
This database is out there for reuse below a Artistic Commons Attribution three.zero Australia (CC BY three.zero AU) licence, which suggests it’s OK to re-use, however please present attribution and a hyperlink to Guardian Australia. The information is out there in Google sheets here or as a JSON feed here.
We assign circumstances to the date on which they had been reported by the given well being division, and deaths are assigned to the date they occurred. Prolonged knowledge on testing and demographics varies between every state and territory so might not all the time be accessible. Please contact email@example.com in case you spot an error within the knowledge or to make a suggestion.
Because of the nature of collating knowledge each day below time stress and variations in how knowledge is collected, we advocate cross-checking with different knowledge sources the place doable. It’s fairly possible these figures will range from different figures because of variations in knowledge assortment strategies.
Listed here are a couple of different web sites doing related work:
- Because of the unprecedented and ongoing nature of the coronavirus outbreak, this text is being commonly up to date to make sure that it displays the present state of affairs on the date of publication. Any important corrections made to this or earlier variations of the article will proceed to be footnoted consistent with Guardian editorial coverage.