July 7, 2020

lagged OpenTable reservations vs. change in daily case counts

Having broken my personal promise to not work with COVID data1, I decided to revisit the subject after seeing a recent project from Nathan Yau. Yau was looking at OpenTable reservations, and made a clean & well-annotated plot with panels for each state. The OpenTable dataset tracks the difference between seated dining on a given day between 2019 and 2020. Plotting these differences over time gives a view into how quickly people are returning to more regular consumption patterns. Read more

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