19 May 2020
Measures the flattening of the exponential growth curve to ease the burden on health services The 'Active cases' for each day are calculated as the 'Positive cases identified' minus 'Recoveries' minus 'Deaths' as obtained from www.sacoronavirus.co.za. The reasoning behind this metric is to look at the burden on health services, rather than at the absolute infection growth or the death toll.
18 May 2020
Stata users worldwide are using their Stata software to analyse COVID-19 data and the effects of the pandemic, both locally and globally. In response, StataCorp have organised a COVID-19 Resource Hub to help the world visualise the pandemic by highlighting some of the work of Stata users and Stata developers. The Stata resource hub provides Stata users tools to analyse COVID-19 data, solutions for online learning, a collection of data repositories, and community contributed research, just to name a few things. Go have a look for yourself at StataCorp COVID-19 Resource Hub..
13 May 2020
We have recently pointed out in a special note that the effects of an extended (and still continuing) lockdown on the economy will be quite severe.
- 29 May 2020: Data update: International Trade Service — RSA National Trade — Customs and Excise: Preliminary Statement of Trade Statistics — April 2020
- 29 May 2020: Data update: Macroeconomic Service — RSA Economic Data — SARB Monthly Release of Selected Data — April 2020
- 28 May 2020: Data update: Macroeconomic Service — RSA Economic Data (Stats SA) — P0151.1: Construction Materials Price Indices (CMPI) — March 2020
- 28 May 2020: Data update: Macroeconomic Service — RSA Economic Data (Stats SA) — P0142.1: Producer Price Index (PPI) — March 2020
- 28 May 2020: Data update: Macroeconomic Service — RSA Economic Data (Stats SA) — P0142.7: Export and Import Unit Value Indices — March 2020
- 26 May 2020: Data update: Macroeconomic Service — Global Economic Data — International Financial Statistics (IFS) — April 2020
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