Documenting COVID-19

Documenting COVID-19 is a repository of searchable documents related to the COVID-19 pandemic obtained through state open-records laws and the Freedom of Information Act. Click on a state for details about the 255 record sets available as of April 7, 2021, and news coverage that have used those materials.

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Santa Clara Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office 2020 COVID-19 deaths

Date Updated: April 7, 2021

Date Added: April 7, 2021

Santa Clara County, California

Principal Subject: Santa Clara County Medical Examiner Mich​elle Jorden

This material includes the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office response to a California Public Records Act request for case records, including COVID-19 deaths, dating January 1, 2020, to December 31, 2020. Information sought in the request includes details such as: date of death, race, ethnicity, age, gender, location; cause(s) of death.

Date Range: January 1, 2020, to December 31, 2020

Format Details: zipped file of a .csv spreadsheet

Santa Clara Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office 2019 deaths

Date Updated: April 7, 2021

Date Added: April 7, 2021

Santa Clara County, California

Principal Subject: Santa Clara County Medical Examiner Mich​elle Jorden

This material includes the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office response to a California Public Records Act request for case records dating January 1, 2019, to December 31, 2019. Information sought in the request includes details such as: date of death, race, ethnicity, age, gender, location; cause(s) of death.

Date Range: January 1, 2019, to December 31, 2019

Format Details: zipped file of a .csv spreadsheet

Santa Clara Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office 2018 deaths

Date Updated: April 7, 2021

Date Added: April 7, 2021

Santa Clara County, California

Principal Subject: Santa Clara County Medical Examiner Mich​elle Jorden

This material includes the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office response to a California Public Records Act request for case records dating January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2018. Information sought in the request includes details such as: date of death, race, ethnicity, age, gender, location; cause(s) of death.

Date Range: January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2018

Format Details: zipped file of a .csv spreadsheet

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