Charleston Area Confirmed COVID-19 Cases per 1000 People

This graph indicates the prevalence of COVID-19 in the Charleston area.

What Do These Graphs Show?

The number of cases per capita indicates how prevalent COVID-19 is in a community. It is a helpful metric to compare the extent of the epidemic in different localities of various size because it provides the number of cases relative to the size of each location’s population. The total number of cases can be misleading if one does not consider the population size of the geographic area being reported on. The second graphic is similar, but now people who have likely recovered from COVID-19 have been removed, showing the number of people likely still sick over time.