Wikidata:WikiProject COVID-19/Tasks


Quick and specific tasks that need some human time. Add new tasks and/or get some done!


Programmatic (or semi-programmatic)Edit

Open TasksEdit

Edits on outbreak itemsEdit

  • Want to help now? Fix missing/wrong information in outbreak items. You can check an outbreak x property matrix with this query:

Tasks on lexemesEdit

  • Add subreddit (P3984), hashtag (P2572) and other social media properties for items relating to the pandemic in each administrative area (and maybe to other COVID-19 pandemic, COVID-19 and SARS-COV-2 items).
  • Add COVID-19-related words and phrases as Wikidata lexemes

Queries to improveEdit

Topics needing curationEdit

Parts of the project to writeEdit

  • Create the parts of this WikiProject concerning:
  • Scientific publications about the COVID-19 pandemic, COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2.
  • Relevant legislation/regulations:
  • Model legislation/regulations related to pandemics and national emergencies on a per-administrative area basis.
  • Allow querying of changes made to legislation/regulations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Economic and social impacts:
  • Add statements to administrative areas modelling the closure of borders (including internal borders) and restrictions imposed on freedom of movement (social distancing).
  • Add statements to schools, museums, public events, shop chains, etc modelling their closure and cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Add statements to flight and sea routes with dates of suspension/cancellation of routes including metrics on passenger arrivals of quantity of cargo shipped.
  • Media coverage:
  • Create items for news articles from media outlets around the world and link them to relevant COVID-19 pandemic items in Wikidata.
  • Panic buying and supply chain challenges:
  • Model the items targeted by panic buying in different geographic regions.
  • Model manufacturing facilities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic or relevant to supply chains subject to panic buying.
  • Testing procedures:
  • Model test procedures used to detect SARS-CoV-2 and the number of times these tests had been conducted per-date and per-administrative area.

Comment on propertiesEdit

Other tasksEdit

Partially closed TasksEdit

  • Add the virus genes and proteins.
Awesome, thanks! I created a SPARQL query for it: --Egon Willighagen (talk) 21:51, 19 March 2020 (UTC)
Andrawaag (talkcontribslogs) ran a bot and many human coronavirus genes are now in Wikidata. Proteins would be next. The SARS-CoV-2 proteins and genes are not linked yet. --Egon Willighagen (talk) 18:03, 21 March 2020 (UTC)

Closed TasksEdit