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COVID-19: COVID-19 Cases

Information surveillance of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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This guide compiles the following information:

Note: Information in this guide is not meant to replace the advice or recommendations of Public Health officials.  If in doubt, please follow the advice of your local Public Health Unit (e.g. Toronto's COVID-19 Site).

Coronavirus (c/o CDC's Public Health Image Library)

Last Updated: January 2021

This guide was created by Toronto Public Health (TPH) Library to link TPH staff to a selective list of online resources on the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV or SARS-CoV-2) which causes COVID-19. We are grateful for our public health library colleagues across Ontario (i.e. Ontario Public Health Library Association members) who communicate regularly throughout the pandemic and share topics and resources of interest which were added to this guide.  

  • Some links in this guide are from other jurisdictions. If in doubt, always follow the guidance received from your local health officials (TPH COVID or Ontario COVID information).
  • As of February 11, 2020 this guide will be updated to reflect the new disease name (COVID-19)  but readers may notice that the previous name/s in earlier publications.
  • Disclaimer:  This guide is for informational purposes only. Please follow the advice of your local public health officials. 
  • The guide will be updated Monday - Friday.
  • For comprehensive searches, research questions, or comments on the guide please email TPH library

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COVID 19 Dashboard by Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering

The data sources for this dashboard include the World Health Organization, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, the National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China, 1point3acres,,BNO, state and national government health departments, local media reports, and the DXY, one of the world’s largest online communities for physicians, health care professionals, pharmacies and facilities.General questions about the map should be directed to Members of the media with questions should contact the Johns Hopkins University Office of Communications at 443-997-9009 or at