Big Data daily update for COVID-19 in Africa: Epidemiology & Genomics

Together with the Big Data group of UKZN, we started a daily update of the data on COVID-19 in Africa. All of the scripts for generation of the data is deposited open in repositories as all any data developed by our team.

The report is written and compiled by a group of virologist, epidemiologist and clinicians associated with the KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP) in collaboration with other scientist from South Africa and the rest of the African continent. This report is not intended for media publication, nor is it intended to serve as a source of information for the general public. It is strictly for educational, research and academic purposes.

We urge members of the press and general public to head the advise of the World Health Organization (WHO), the South African Department of Health (SA DoH) or the advise laid down by you’re the African Centre for Disease Control and Prevention.


For more information and relevant links, please visit KRISP