NYC Rt - Effective Reproduction Number

Instagram co-founder, Kevin Systrom wrote about Rt as the "metric we need to effectively manage COVID-19."

http://systrom.com/blog/the-metric-we-need-to-manage-covid-19/

Recently, he created a website called https://rt.live that computes it on a state level. As he shared his notebook, we use his techniques to compute it for NYC.

We use a combination of the NYT the USA Facts COVID-19 feeds. This is because the NYT feed has city level data but no borough level data, and the USA Feed does the opposite.

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Last Updated June 14, 2020, 13:46 (UTC)
Created April 20, 2020, 21:15 (UTC)
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