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Open data on positive and negative COVID-19 cases in Estonia

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Innovative response

The Government of Estonia has made available open data on COVID-19 infections on its national open data portal, including positive and negative test results and a summary. Data are disaggregated by age intervals and county level. Data is accesssible via a Creative Commons 3.0 licence, XSLS format, with daily updates.

Specific issues addressed and anticipated impact

The data enable stakeholders to understand the impact of the crisis and find solutions to them. The sheer numbers of people that download the dataset from our open data portal has meant that the website traffic has tripled.

Organisations/institutions involved

Republic of Estonian Health Board and the Department of State Information Systems

Level(s) of government:
  • National/Federal government
  • Regional/State government

Issues being addressed:

  • Information and practice sharing (with public and/or internal)
  • Real-time data collection, sharing, and analysis

Date Submitted:

2 June 2020