Since Covid 19 is having profound effects on our lives, this semester we will look at trends in the spread and mortality of this disease. Your assignment is to go to the CDC Covid 19 data set located at
Once there, pick a month after May (June, July, August…) and use the filter function to set a start date.
Next, select a state and use the filter function (use the two-letter abbreviation in caps) to locate that data set.
Now collect the number of new cases for each day in that month and prepare a graph of number of new cases vs date.
Collect the number of new deaths for each day in the same month and prepare a graph of number of new deaths vs date.
Write a brief description of any trend in the data you observe, and a possible explanation for that trend
Submit your work here:
This exercise is intended to familiarize you with basic epidemiological parameters of an epidemic; daily incidence and mortality. While you may be able to find the required graphs already prepared somewhere, please recall that you must submit work that you yourself have produced