Hotspot identification and analysis of COVID-19
Project ID: 2020-022/2021 0950 096 000
Type of Response: Research project
Knowledge User: Ministry of Health
This project is led by a team external to ICES. Access to the data was facilitated by ICES.
Summary: In line with the province’s efforts to monitor and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, geostatistical approaches to determining future hot-spots has been useful in contact tracing and self-isolation measures. This project seeks to track and identify COVID-19 hot spots three to five days in advance to further maximize the benefits of contact tracing and isolation efforts.