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Campus COVID-19: How to track the coronavirus when tracking and reporting is all over the map

The Mercury News, Oct. 10, 2020

October 10, 2020

Campus COVID-19: How to track the coronavirus when tracking and reporting is all over the map

Created by [Dr. Howard] Forman and other Yale public health experts, @CovidDashboards was launched in August and does exactly what the name suggests: It assigns a letter grade to university dashboards based on the range of data provided, the frequency of updates, the separation of student and staff data, the ease of use and several other categories. … The version published by UC Irvine hasn’t been graded [received a B], while UCLA, Davis, Merced and Santa Barbara don’t provide a public dashboard of campus-specific cases.