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Online Resources We’re Using To Stay Informed About COVID-19

26 March 2020, by Summer Smith

From what we’ve seen, there are thousands of articles out there that are discussing COVID-19. Due to the sheer volume of information, it can be really hard to know which ones are reliable and up-to-date with accurate information, so we’ve spent some time putting together a list of the most credible online sources for our team to follow. Here they are if you’d like to use them too.


South African sources

International sources

We’ve also found it useful to keep track of what the situation looks like overseas as a reference for how it may play out in South Africa.

United States

United Kingdom


General information on COVID-19

If you’re interested in following what the situation looks like across the globe, we’ve found Our World in Data to be pretty comprehensive and reliable.

Similarly, we’ve found Wikipedia to be an incredibly useful site to stay informed about statistics and daily developments in individual countries. Using this information, we’ve put together a simple table that lists countries, their daily cases, what stage they are at in terms of government action, and any interesting notes.

We update this table every day to help keep our team up-to-date in the most simple way possible, so that everyone has access to the facts without the ‘overwhelm’ factor.

Notably, we’ve been tracking the following countries:

Please feel free to share any other reliable sources that you’ve been using to stay informed with us in the comments below.


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