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created Apr 24 2020

updated Nov 26 2021

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This is the place to look for important information about how to use this dataset, so please expand this box and read on!
This is the source data for some of the metrics available at https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/sites/covid-19/home/latest-data.html.
Only Chicago residents are included based on the home ZIP Code, as provided by the medical provider, or the address, as provided by the Cook County Medical Examiner.
Cases with a positive molecular (PCR) or antigen test are included in this dataset. Cases are counted on the date the test specimen was collected. Deaths are those occurring among cases based on the day of death. Hospitalizations are based on the date of first hospitalization. Only one hospitalization is counted for each case. Demographic data are based on what is reported by medical providers or collected by CDPH during follow-up investigation.
Because of the nature of data reporting to CDPH, hospitalizations will be blank for recent dates They will fill in on later updates when the data are received, although, as for cases and deaths, may continue to be updated as further data are received.
All data are provisional and subject to change. Information is updated as additional details are received and it is, in fact, very common for recent dates to be incomplete and to be updated as time goes on. At any given time, this dataset reflects data currently known to CDPH.
Numbers in this dataset may differ from other public sources due to definitions of COVID-19-related cases, deaths, and hospitalizations, sources used, how cases, deaths and hospitalizations are associated to a specific date, and similar factors.
Data Source: Illinois National Electronic Disease Surveillance System, Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office

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covid-19, health, public health, death, ethnicity, race, gender, link to article present
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Data Provided By
City of Chicago
Source Link
https://chicago.gov/coronavirus
License
See Terms of Use
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Changes and Other Historical Information Useful to Understanding This Dataset
http://dev.cityofchicago.org/open%20data/data%20portal/2020/06/10/covid-19-case-dates.html | http://dev.cityofchicago.org/open%20data/data%20portal/2021/02/08/covid-antigen-tests.html
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Department of Public Health
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Current through most recent date shown.
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Data are updated daily.
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