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

## [1] "2021-01-27"

The latest date contained in the file was

## [1] "2021-01-26"

Cases and mortality across the USA

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.