The COVID-19 Info Bot

The COVID-19 Info Bot

Team: Donald Lee, Rosa Chen, Matthew Quock, Kenny Kwan and Samuel Wu

Date: August 15th - December 30th 2020


The COVID-19 Info Bot is a Discord bot that provides daily updates and fast and reliable answers to your questions regarding COVID-19! This bot gives you a convenient way to stay updated about COVID-19 as you no longer need to switch apps as much for COVID-19 info while communicating on Discord!



During summer break, I decided that I wanted to do something fun and productive during quarantine, but with code. I also wanted COVID to end so I can go outside and hangout with friends without the fear of getting sick. I attended this webinar for creating discord bots with Python and I recalled that the World Health Organization launched a Facebook Messenger bot to combat COVID-19 misinformation. As a result, I thought it would be cool to create a discord bot that does the same, because if more people are updated and informed about COVID, cases may potentially drop.

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In order to deploy this bot efficiently and ensure that it is reliable, I decided to gather some friends to work on this project alongside me. Because this is my first ever Discord Bot, I encountered various challenges while building this bot. One of the challenges that I encountered included implementing a feature that allows the bot to automatically send daily COVID-19 updates to servers it is in without the use of a command.

What I learned

From this project, I was able to experience how it was like to become a project manager, and I also got to better understand how to lead a project. Furthermore, I learned how to build a Discord Bot, gained some customer service experience when assisting users in our support server, and I discovered various Discord Bot advertising platforms such as
Designed and Coded by Donald Lee