Covid-19 Data Analysis and Risk Management Assessment

Rachael Tovar


In the United States alone, over 3.8 million people have contracted the Covid-19 virus. Due to the increased demand for testing, there have been shortages and issues for the tests themselves. Access to testing and the reporting of cases varies by region, so reported numbers are mainly consisting of people who exhibit symptoms of the virus. Taking into account those who are asymptomatic or do not have access to reliable tests, one can safely assume that the actual cases of this virus are actually much larger. Despite rates continuing to rise and testing becoming more scarce, the United States government pushes for the economy to reopen. This may lead to multiple consequences, to the cases of citizens surging to the negative social impact. Which makes research on methods to help protect individuals from infection a necessity. Continuing to see the changes and trends of this virus is crucial to both understanding causation of case spikes and to finding solutions to help flatten the curve as well as find effective ways to distribute resources. To understand the full scope of the Pandemic’s impact on the United States, we considered a wide range of information regarding the virus. Focusing on the changing mobility patterns and state government mandates to understand the risk management of state governments as well as the social impact of Covid-19.

Weekly Logs

For Information on Covid-19

The CDC's Data Tracker
World Health Organization's Q&A