It can be a challenge to conceptualize the exponential nature of the spread of COVID-19. I created this map to visualize the spread of the virus since tracking began in January 2020.
You can use the arrow keys or drag the timeline to change the current date being displayed. You can use your mouse to zoom or pan the map. You can click / hover over any bubble to see more detailed statistics.
This project was created with d3.js and the source code is available on GitHub.
Data source: Johns Hopkins University: The Center for Systems Science and Engineering.
Map design inspired by Andrew Munsell's Ebola Visualization.