I gathered the data for this data viz from the Tableau COVID-19 data resources. Tableau plans to update these data daily at 9:00am EST. This dashboard provides a simple way to find data about each state. If you would like more detailed data or more frequently updated information you can find that at the John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center.
I scraped the population data for this graphic from the U.S. Census Bureau’s API. The data is provided from Census’s 2018 American Community Survey 1-year estimates. After I scraped the data from the API using Spyder, I then used Tableau Public to create the data viz. If you want to learn more about COVID-19 and related topics we have various visualizations about these topics throughout our website.