COVID-19 Aggregate Death Data Current Daily County Health

data.pa.gov | Last Updated 4 Jan 2021

This dataset contains aggregate death data at the state and county level for Pennsylvania residents. The data are displayed by county, date, death counts, averages, rates based on population. Pennsylvania statewide numbers are listed with Pennsylvania named as the county for the statewide totals. Do not add up the entire file (all rows) or counts will be duplicated. Data will be updated between 9-11 am every day.

Tags: covid, health, doh, death, covid-19

This dataset has the following 13 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
County NamecountytextCounty or state name
Date of Deathdatecalendar_dateDate of death
New DeathsdeathsnumberNew deaths
7-day Average New Deathsdeaths_avg_newnumberNew deaths, 7-day average
Total Deathsdeaths_cumenumberTotal deaths
2019 PopulationpopulationnumberPopulation (2019)
New Deaths Ratedeaths_ratenumberNew deaths per 100,000
7-day Average New Death Ratedeaths_avg_new_ratenumberNew deaths per 100,000, 7-day average
Total Death Ratedeaths_cume_ratenumberTotal deaths per 100,000
County FIPS Codecounty_fips_codetexthis is the 5-digit Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code that designate the State association. Each State has its own 2-digit number and each County within the state has its own 3-digit number which are combined into a 5-digit number to uniquely identify every US county. For more technical details : Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS PUBS) are issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) after approval by the Secretary of Commerce pursuant to Section 111 (d) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 as amended by the Computer Security Act of 1987, Public Law 100-235. Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 6-4, Counties and Equivalent Entities of the U.S., Its Possessions, and Associated Areas -- 90 Aug 31 , provides the names and codes that represent the counties and other entities treated as equivalent legal and/or statistical subdivisions of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the possessions and freely associated areas of the United States. Counties are considered to be the "first-order subdivisions" of each State and statistically equivalent entity, regardless of their local designations (county, parish, borough, etc.). Information gathered from census data - https://www.census.gov/geo/reference/codes/cou.html
LongitudelongitudetextThis is a longitude generic point within the county to help create map visualizations.
LatitudelatitudetextThis is a latitude generic point within the county to help create map visualizations.
Georeferenced Latitude & Longitudegeoreferenced_latitude__longitudepointGeoreferenced column for use in creating mapping visualizations with both a generic latitude and longitude of the county