Latest COVID-19 projections from Columbia University show mid-May spike if social distancing is relaxed

Latest COVID-19 projections from Columbia University show mid-May spike if social distancing is relaxed

TechCrunch·2020-04-23 07:02

Want to buy a property? Free shuttle car, no agent fee!
Beijing 101 has many positions looking to be filled! Apply now!

Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health has released updated projections of when we can expect U.S. case numbers of COVID-19 infections to peak and decline, based on different levels of social distancing measures. The updated projects, which take into account the most recent information, show that with around a 30% decrease in social contact we could be nearing a national peak of new cases for now by the end of April — but that if you decrease social contact by just 20%, the picture changes drastically, with a late peak that extends into mid-May and grows the number of new daily cases to as many as 30,000.

……

Read full article on TechCrunch

Technology International

Comments

Leave a comment in Nestia App