Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data in the United States

Resource Type
  • New York Times
Publication Date
  • Abstract

    The New York Times is releasing a series of data files with cumulative counts of coronavirus cases in the United States, at the state and county level, over time. This time series data is being compiled from state and local governments and health departments in an attempt to provide a complete record of the ongoing outbreak. This deposit contains live data from three geographic levels: U.S., states and counties. ICPSR staff scraped these data on 11/22/2020. For the most current data, please visit

Temporal Coverage
  • 2020-01-21 / 2020-11-22
    Time Period: Tue Jan 21 00:00:00 EST 2020--Sun Nov 22 00:00:00 EST 2020
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Collection Mode
  • The data is the product of dozens of journalists working across several time zones to monitor news conferences, analyze data releases and seek clarification from public officials on how they categorize cases. To see the latest maps and case counts from the New York Times please visit If you have questions about the data or licensing conditions, please contact

This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
  • Is version of
    DOI: 10.3886/E128303

Update Metadata: 2020-12-08 | Issue Number: 1 | Registration Date: 2020-12-08