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#!/usr/bin/env python3
from bs4 import BeautifulSoup
import urllib.request
def scrape_update(url):
with urllib.request.urlopen(url) as response:
html_doc =
soup = BeautifulSoup(html_doc, 'html.parser')
# Not sure how stable indexing into the divs will be
div = soup.find_all(class_="elementor-widget-container")[9]
province = None
for c in div.children:
if == 'p':
s = str(c.contents).lower()
if len(s)<=50 and s.find('province') != -1:
province = list(c.children)[0].contents[0].strip()
if province and == 'ul':
for c in c.children:
if == 'li':
case_string = c.contents[0]
yield {'province':province,'case_string':case_string}
if __name__ == "__main__":
# FIXME: This does not deal with pagination
with urllib.request.urlopen('') as response:
html_doc =
soup = BeautifulSoup(html_doc, 'html.parser')
articles = soup.find_all('article')
for a in articles:
link = a.find(class_="elementor-post__thumbnail__link")
href = link.get('href')
if not href: continue
if href.find('covid-19-update')==-1: continue
img = link.find('img')
src = img.get('src')
if not src: continue
if src.lower().find('covid-19-statistics')==-1: continue
for case in scrape_update(href):
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