Statistical Tracking of COVID-19

This page is for sources of data related to COVID-19.


  • Hospitalizations for COVID-19 track inversely as those from other respiratory illnesses during the first nine months of 2021.1)

Hospitalization Data

Global Tracking

WHO Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS)

The annual Pandemic Influenza Preparedness (PIP) Partnership Contribution (PC) is provided by influenza vaccine, diagnostic and pharmaceutical manufacturers using the Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS). These funds are used to strengthen pandemic preparedness in the following 5 key areas. Laboratory and Surveillance - Burden of Disease - Regulatory Capacity - Risk Communications - Planning for Deployment 2)

GISRS Partners

The influenza programme at WHO/Europe collaborates with the following organizations on many of its key activities:

  • United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • CDC International Flu Programme – collaboration with WHO/Europe
  • European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
  • European Commission
  • University Medical Centre St. Radboud, Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • (in Dutch)
  • WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza, National Institute for Medical Research, London, United Kingdom
  • WHO Collaborating Centre on Pandemic Influenza and Research, Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • International influenza networks 3)



North America


United States


On March 15, 2022, the CDC revised its data on pediatric COVID-19 deaths by nearly 24%.4)

State Tracker Systems

Corporate Tracking

Exclusive: Documents seen by Guardian show tech firms using information to build ‘Covid-19 datastore’ by Paul Lewis, David Conn and David Pegg - Sun 12 Apr 2020 12.30 EDT

Technology firms are processing large volumes of confidential UK patient information in a data-mining operation that is part of the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, according to documents seen by the Guardian.

Palantir, the US big data firm founded by the rightwing billionaire Peter Thiel, is working with Faculty, a British artificial intelligence startup, to consolidate government databases and help ministers and officials respond to the pandemic.

Data is also being used by Faculty to build predictive computer models around the Covid-19 outbreak. One NHS document suggests that, two weeks ago, Faculty considered running a computer simulation to assess the impact of a policy of “targeted herd immunity”. Lawyers for Faculty said the proposed herd immunity simulation never took place. 5)

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