The data visualized in this document comes from the GitHub site maintained by the New York Times: https://github.com/nytimes/covid-19-data. Please see the site for a description of how data is obtained.
This visualization was constructed with data downloaded on
##  "2021-01-27"
The latest date contained in the file was
##  "2021-01-26"
We start by looking at States level data. Total cases and death counts give us a sense of the size and scale of the epidemic.