Documenting COVID-19

California Bay Area COVID-19 and overdose death records

Date Updated: May 24, 2021

Date Added: May 24, 2021

Alameda, Santa Clara and San Francisco counties, CA

This data includes 2018, 2019, 2020 and some partial 2021 death records from Alameda, Santa Clara and San Francisco counties. Some of the data is in .csv form and others are in .pdf form. For a full methodology on how this data was compiled, click here:

Principal Subject:
Alameda, Santa Clara and San Francisco counties

Date Range:
January 1, 2018, to April 29, 2021


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Format Details:
zipped file of .csv and .pdf record-level deaths records, with names redacted

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