Google has recently published mobility reports, which essentially answer the question : where do people spend their time ?
They dispatch places into six categories : workplace, residential, grocery & pharmacy, parks, retail & recreation, transit stations.
We are able to compare the current frequency at which these categories of places are visited compared to a baseline, quoting Google reports:
Changes for each day are compared to a baseline value for that day of the week.
The baseline is the median value, for the corresponding day of the week, during the 5-week period Jan 3–Feb 6, 2020
This allows us to evaluate quantitatively social distancing.
I have made a synthetic world visualization of this data.
Full timeseries data from the reports is also available here.
Click on the links below to download the datasets in the csv format:
Note that numbers for a whole country are available as a region, when the
region column equals
Thanks to reddit user typhoidisbad who made this possible by sharing his code, to produce the dataset on US states and counties.
Full source code and website is available here.
Check out the
mobility folder for this specific work.
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If you are looking for a general-purpose dashboard on Covid-19, check this out.