Understanding Corona Virus - covid 19 - with infographics. What is Data visualization, Art director for a new point of view.

As you know, after having been working for more than 20 years for news, sport and visualization of information, I know how important the visual is in transmitting of the right information. How visualization can help to better understand the situation.

What is data visualization?
It is often before the beauty of design the first matter in This work. How visualization can help to better understand the situation. So, how to describe the information of this pandemic. There is much data and different scales, different sizes of countries, populations, and last but not least a situation evolving all the time. Let see some infographics that can help us to better understand the actual situation, the evolution of the situation and our place in this situation. If the content is not easily understandable or not well connected to the words, it’s a waste of time and energy no matter how beautiful the presentation is. These infographics will be updated every weeks .

COVID TOTAL CASES - from beginning of pandemic

The total infected people’s data are used to see how many people have been infected in different regions and at which period. It’s an indicator of the size of the pandemic and it’s impact. It’s a global addition of all people who have been infected.

COVID DAILY ACTIVE CASES

Its very different from the actually active cases’ data who are used to show which phase of the epidemy we are at and to compare among different regions. It’s the number of people still being active with virus (excluding cured and dead cases). The cases per day’s data are an alternative to show which phase of the epidemy we are at, growing or descending.

COVID DAILY ACTIVE CASES FOR USA

The active cases’ data are used to show which phase of the epidemy we are at and to compare among different regions of the USA. It’s the number of people still being active with virus (excluding cured and dead cases). 

THE MAP

Compare what can be compared. Try to set the size that will compare the different groups which have to have similar or approaching size Try to compare the data getting method. More tests mean more results of positive cases. How do you define death due to corona or other sickness complications given by corona? Different strategies in this pandemic that can affect the visual impact. We know that with no treatment only confinement works. Its guaranteed not to have new cases after the incubation period.
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