Simple tool to display information about COVID19 and store and tweet out the details.
Runs on a loop checking the number of Confirmed, Recovered and Deaths and also the percentage died.
All data is pulled from: https://github.com/CSSEGISandData/COVID-19
User can specify the interval to check, the type of display (for small displays), and display the record of any changes. In addition there's a test option which allows you to enter your own data files, or make modifications.
Data on Deaths, Confirmed cases, Recoveries and Percentage Died are calculated by pulling the CSV files down, and creating pandas df's, summing the data up ofthe last known column, which is also the latest.
Option to Tweet the results - obviously requires a Twitter developer license and creds populated in an auth.py file.
This is currently active: https://twitter.com/alert_covid19
In a seperate terminal the user can see a running history of changes:
To install on a Mac directly from github clone:
Needed: python3 and the packages (pip3 install): pandas, colorama, termcolor, requests twython:
brew install python3 #(or sudo apt install python3 etc) pip3 install pandas colorama termcolor requests twython
Or install from pypi:
pip3 install covid19-counter-pkg-richwellum==<version> covid19_counter
RWELLUM-M-C5JH:covid19 rwellum$ covid19_counter -i 400 -h usage: covid19.py [-h] [-i INTERVAL] [-r] [-s] [-f] [-v] [-t] Grab and process the latest COVID-19 data optional arguments: -h, --help show this help message and exit -i INTERVAL, --interval INTERVAL interval in seconds between retrieving the data again, default one hour(3600s) -r, --record view a record of all changes -s, --split split the display to fit smaller terminals -f, --force bypass safety rails - very dangerous -v, --verbose turn on verbose messages, commands and outputs -t, --test run with a test file E.g.: ./covid19.py -i 600 -s