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COVID-19 Local Authority Death and Case Plots

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posted on 2020-07-16, 08:25 authored by Colin AngusColin Angus

An interactive web application allowing users to explore publicly available data at Local Authority (Lower Tier) level on:

a) mortality in 2020 compared to the 2015-19 average by cause and place of death (for England, Wales & Scotland)
b) confirmed COVID-19 cases (for England, Wales, Scotland & Northern Ireland)

The R code for the app is contained in the server.R and ui.R files and the code which generates the data files in the folder is in UnderlyingCode.R



  • There is no personal data or any that requires ethical approval


  • The data complies with the institution and funders' policies on access and sharing

Sharing and access restrictions

  • The data can be shared openly

Data description

  • The file formats are open or commonly used

Methodology, headings and units

  • Headings and units are explained in the files