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Interactive dashborad displays daily district-level data on the spread of COVID-19 across India

An interactive dashboard, created by researchers at Princeton University, displays daily district-level data on the spread of COVID-19 across India. The interface lets users explore and visualize the daily infection and mortality rates and compare such data across villages, towns and cities.
Monday, May 17, 2021

An interactive dashboard, created by researchers at Princeton University, displays daily district-level data on the spread of COVID-19 across India. The interface lets users explore and visualize the daily infection and mortality rates and compare such data across villages, towns and cities.

The dashboard was developed by Bhartendu Pandey and Jianyu Gu, postdoctoral researchers in the Sustainable Urban Systems Lab. Pandey and Gu were advised by Anu Ramaswami, the Sanjay Swani ‘87 Professor of India Studies, professor of civil and environmental engineering, the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS), and the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI), and director of the M.S. Chadha Center for Global India (CGI).

“District-level data in India is critical because COVID-19 is evolving in different ways across cities, towns and villages, both spatially and temporally,” Ramaswami said. “Underlying factors for coronavirus spread and mitigation vary in complex ways that nationally aggregated data cannot reveal.”        

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