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Covid-19 API

The Covid-19 API provides current and historical Covid-19 data for every country in the world. Available data includes confirmed case counts and deaths, and is updated everyday.

/v1/covid19

HTTP GET

Returns either a time series of Covid-19 case counts/deaths for a country/region or a single-day snapshot of every country in the world (see parameters).

Parameters

Either date or country must be set.

date - date to retrieve single-day snapshot. Must be in the form of YYYY-MM-DD (e.g. 2022-01-01)

country - country name (case insensitive).

region - (optional) administrative region (also known as state or province in many countries) name (case insensitive). Must be used in conjunction with country. If not set, countries with data broken down by administrative regions will return separate data for each region.

county - (optional) county name for US states (case insensitive). For United States data only. Must be used in conjunction with country (United States) and region (e.g. California).

type - (optional) type of data to retrieve. Must be either cases or deaths. If not set, cases will be used by default.

Headers

X-Api-Key (required) - API Key associated with your account.

Sample Request URL

Live Demo!

https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/covid19?country=

Sample Response

[
  {
    "country": "Canada",
    "region": "Alberta",
    "cases": {
      "2020-01-22": {
        "total": 0,
        "new": 0
      },
      "2020-01-23": {
        "total": 0,
        "new": 0
      },
      "2020-01-24": {
        "total": 0,
        "new": 0
      },
      "2020-01-25": {
        "total": 0,
        "new": 0
      },
      "2020-01-26": {
        "total": 0,
        "new": 0
      },
      ...
    }
  },
  {
    "country": "Canada",
    "region": "British Columbia",
    "cases": {
      "2020-01-22": {
        "total": 0,
        "new": 0
      },
      "2020-01-23": {
        "total": 0,
        "new": 0
      },
      "2020-01-24": {
        "total": 0,
        "new": 0
      },
      "2020-01-25": {
        "total": 0,
        "new": 0
      },
      "2020-01-26": {
        "total": 0,
        "new": 0
      },
      ...
    }
  },
  ...
]

import requests

country = 'canada'
api_url = 'https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/covid19?country={}'.format(country)
response = requests.get(api_url, headers={'X-Api-Key': 'YOUR_API_KEY'})
if response.status_code == requests.codes.ok:
    print(response.text)
else:
    print("Error:", response.status_code, response.text)
var country = 'canada'
$.ajax({
    method: 'GET',
    url: 'https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/covid19?country=' + country,
    headers: { 'X-Api-Key': 'YOUR_API_KEY'},
    contentType: 'application/json',
    success: function(result) {
        console.log(result);
    },
    error: function ajaxError(jqXHR) {
        console.error('Error: ', jqXHR.responseText);
    }
});
const request = require('request');
var country = 'canada';
request.get({
  url: 'https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/covid19?country=' + country,
  headers: {
    'X-Api-Key': 'YOUR_API_KEY'
  },
}, function(error, response, body) {
  if(error) return console.error('Request failed:', error);
  else if(response.statusCode != 200) return console.error('Error:', response.statusCode, body.toString('utf8'));
  else console.log(body)
});
import java.io.InputStream;
import java.net.HttpURLConnection;
import java.net.URL;

import com.fasterxml.jackson.databind.ObjectMapper;

URL url = new URL("https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/covid19?country=canada");
HttpURLConnection connection = (HttpURLConnection) url.openConnection();
connection.setRequestProperty("accept", "application/json");
InputStream responseStream = connection.getInputStream();
ObjectMapper mapper = new ObjectMapper();
JsonNode root = mapper.readTree(responseStream);
System.out.println(root.path("fact").asText());
let country = "canada".addingPercentEncoding(withAllowedCharacters: .urlQueryAllowed)
let url = URL(string: "https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/covid19?country="+country!)!
var request = URLRequest(url: url)
request.setValue("YOUR_API_KEY", forHTTPHeaderField: "X-Api-Key")
let task = URLSession.shared.dataTask(with: request) {(data, response, error) in
    guard let data = data else { return }
    print(String(data: data, encoding: .utf8)!)
}
task.resume()
If your programming language is not listed in the Code Example above, you can still make API calls by using a HTTP request library written in your programming language and following the above documentation.