Coronavirus Maps and Data Resources

Story maps and dashboards, with Interactive mapping applications and demographics down to the census tract, have been created by the Northern Virginia Regional Commission.  Northern Virginia mapping and summary data on coronavirus cases and numerous demographics on potentially vulnerable populations in the region and statewide are provided.  These were created as a service to share Virginia statewide and regional data and maps to assist government and non-government entities in identifying communities that may be most affected by the coronavirus pandemic and may need support. 

In addition to the data and maps found on this dashboard, other Northern Virginia coronavirus resources, as well as national resources, can be found by going to the Coronavirus Regional Services/Information Website.  



Coronavirus Cases and Testing Current Data and Trend Charts - Northern Virginia

This dashboard contains coronavirus current cases, testing information, case demographics, and trend information for the regions health districts.  The coronavirus information is sourced from the Virginia Department of Health.  Track cases, deaths, and hospitalizations.  The cases and testing dashboards are updated daily around 10am following Virginia Department of Health's daily update.  The case demographics dashboard is updated weekly on Thursdays.


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Coronavirus Cases and Vulnerable Populations Impact Analysis by Zip Code - Northern Virginia

This story map and its associated dashboards contain Northern Virginia maps of coronavirus case rates by zip code maps, testing rates by zip code maps, and testing sites.  The mapped case rate data is compared with mapped demographics of vulnerable populations for purposes of identifying correlations between high case rates and where vulnerable populations reside.  The testing rates and sites are mapped for purposes of identifying communities that may need more testing services and to provide information to the public on where they can get tested.  The coronavirus case and testing rate data are from the Virginia Department of Health.  The testing sites data is obtained from the Virginia Department of Health and local governments. 


The story map and associated two dashboards are updated weekly on Mondays.

Story Map - Analysis and Findings

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Case Rates and Testing Sites Dashboard

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Case Rates and Vulnerable Populations Dashboard

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Coronavirus Cases and Vulnerable Populations for Impact Planning

Coronavirus and Vulnerable Populations - Impact Planning Report Dashboard

The coronavirus and vulnerable populations dashboard contains up-to-the-minute, real-time coronavirus case summary information for the region and its counties and cities.  The coronavirus information comes from the renowned Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 GIS database.  The dashboard also contains demographics at the region, county, and census tract level for assessing potentially vulnerable populations in Northern Virginia.

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Immigrants and Coronavirus

The Immigration Study Dashboard provides a report published on October 21, 2020 that details the role of immigrants in Northern Virginia during the Covid-19 pandemic as well as the impact that the pandemic has had on the immigrant community.

The immigrant population is especially vulnerable to gaps in our social safety nets. Understanding this population in Northern Virginia helps better inform local leaders as they aim to implement inclusive emergency response policies.


Economic Impact of Coronavirus - Northern Virginia and Virginia

Paycheck Protection Program Small Business Loans


Small businesses have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was a small business loan program enacted by Congress for relief from the COVID-19 pandemic's economic fallout. Loans were distributed from April 3, 2020 through August 8, 2020. Nationally it provided $525 billion in forgivable loans for firms to cover payroll and some operational costs.  The PPP Loans Dashboard contains a report summarizing how Northern Virginia businesses, localities, and industries fared with the loan program.   The analysis utilizes the PPP loan database released on December 2, 2020 by the Small Business Administration.

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Unemployment and Labor Force

Information on the economic impact of the coronavirus due to shelter-in-place and non-essential business closings are found in the charts document and the interactive dashboard/maps. The dashboard displays a map on the number of initial unemployment claims per 1,000 persons in the labor force.  There is a second map displaying the share of jobs in counties that are most vulnerable to coronavirus. The number of weekly unemployment claims to date is also tracked in the dashboard.  This analysis uses data from the Virginia Employment Commission.  The latest available labor force data is used for this analysis.  The charts and economic impact dashboard is updated weekly on Fridays.


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Interactive Dashboard and Maps

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Social Vulnerability - Virginia

The U.S. Center for Disease Control's (CDC) 2018 Social Vulnerability Index (SVI) indicates the relative social vulnerability of every Virginia census tract.  Social vulnerability is a measure of an area's resilience when confronted by disease outbreaks like the coronavirus (COVID-19) and stress on human nature such as natural or man-made disasters.  The SVI can be used by governments and non-government entities to identify communities that may need support.  

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Senior Population - Virginia

The senior population has been the most vulnerable population in the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. The senior population data and maps are a resource for government and non-government entities to identify communities that may need support.


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Census Bureau COVID-ID Demographics Dashboard​

The Census Bureau COVID-ID dashboard provides demographics on vulnerable populations at the County level in a report format.  This dashboards data uses the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey and County Business Patterns data.

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