China Daily COVID-19 Corpus

Welcome to China Daily COVID-19 Corpus. China Daily COVID-19 Corpus is a large collection of news reports from online China Daily. It involves all related fields affected by COVID-19 pandemic since February 2020. The corpus will be updated every month till the end of the pandemic.

The corpus size is 20,059,409 (English words).

The corpus is divided into 32 sub-corpora, which are built according to the monthly reports. Accordingly, diachronic studies can be conducted in terms of various topics.

  • You can search for a word, e.g. pandemic, mask, disaster or a phrase, e.g. disease control, new case, and find examples of its use in its context.

  • You can also search for an additional word in combination with your search word, e.g. health commission (search word) and national(additional word), or search phrase, e.g. nucleic acid testing(search phrase) and results (additional word).

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  • You can search for a word or a phrase: e.g. tesing, hospital, patient, Hong Kong, development, infection, treatment, etc.


  • You can adjust the span width on the left and right of the concordances (20-50 characters).


  • And specify the number of characters displayed on the left and right of the Search span (20-100 characters).

  • Hold down the Ctrl (MS Windows) / Command (Mac) button to select multiple sub-corpora in the corpus.