UVA COVID-19 Modeling Weekly Update

Key Takeaways

  • The holidays are still affecting testing and case data and projections
    • Cases surged prior to Thanksgiving, paused over the holiday, surged again after, and have paused again
    • Data will not fully reflect the holiday impact until next week, and projections are difficult to interpret in the interim
    • This week’s projections reflect a pause in case growth over the holidays but this may be temporary
  • Test positivity is above 15%, indicating that some cases are likely being missed
  • Projections include preliminary estimates of the affect of vaccine deployment. The impact is limited early in 2021.

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UVA Biocomplexity Institute Slides.

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