This bot retrieves data live regarding COVID-19.
With this bot, you can update your voice channels with live case numbers!
You can also view custom graphs for particular regions using our custom
.corona command. These graphs update every 24 hours.
Not only this, but our bot, using maths, somewhat accurately predicts coronavirus case numbers in the upcoming days… This data is live!
Track growth vs deaths vs recoveries live with our custom
.info command via a graph:
|.corona [country/region]||View live and predicted case data for COVID-19 along with a graph displaying daily cases and growth|
|.newsletter||Opt into a DM-based newsletter where you can receive updates regarding COVID-19 and bot updates|
|.setup||Set up your guild to be able to support voice channel updates to be able to display COVID-19 data on your voice channels|
|.source||View the source of data for the bot|
|.suggest||Leave a suggestion for the Coronabot. This suggestion will post in the official Discord for the bot.|
|.info||View live data for COVID-19 regarding cases, deaths and recoveries. A graph is also provided with this command.|
|.invite||Invite this bot to your own guild|
When the bot joins the guild, it will work immediately. However, to set up the voice channel updates, you will need to run
.setup. This is the setup command for voice channels. From here, the bot explains what to do on the embeds. However, there is a .gif below showcasing the command.
What information we store:
To ensure the bot runs smoothly, we store:
- Your guild ID
- The IDs of channels you have opted into voice channel updates for
- Your user ID if you have opted into the newsletter (and the opt in date of this)
- Whether your guild has set up voice channels or not
When you opt out of the newsletter:
Your document in our database is immediately deleted and the information stored is removed.
Why we need the permissions selected in our invite link:
- Manage Channels
This is to ensure we can rename voice channels. If you are never going to opt into voice channel renaming, you may remove this permission.
- Read Messages
This is so the bot can pick up on commands in channels.
- Embed Links
This is so the bot can send links and have the embed appear:
If you wish to remove this permission, you can.
- Read Message History
This is so the bot can grab messages if necessary from channels. It is required for deleting messages (when running the setup command etc.) and other methods in the bot.
- Use External Emojis
This is so, when we decide to implement custom emojis in our embeds, the emojis are able to be displayed.
- Send Messages
This is the bot can respond to commands.
- Manage Messages
This is so the bot can delete messages when running through a process, such as
- Attach Files
This is for when we implement our graphs command. This will upload the image directly to the channel. For this to happen, we require this permission.
- Add Reactions
This is so the bot can react to its own messages. Required for
- View Channel
This is so the bot can view voice channels if you were to enable voice channel updates.