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Volume 26, Number 11—November 2020
Dispatch

Potential Role of Social Distancing in Mitigating Spread of Coronavirus Disease, South Korea

Sang Woo ParkComments to Author , Kaiyuan Sun, Cécile Viboud, Bryan T. Grenfell, and Jonathan Dushoff
Author affiliations: Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA (S.W. Park, B.T. Grenfell); National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA (K. Sun, C. Viboud, B.T. Grenfell); McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (J. Dushoff)

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Figure 1

Comparison of daily epidemiologic and traffic data from Daegu (A) and Seoul (B) during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, South Korea. Black bars indicate no. COVID-19 cases; lines represent daily metropolitan traffic volume in 2020 (red) and mean daily metropolitan traffic volume during 2017–2019 (black). Daily traffic from previous years have been shifted by 1–3 days to align day of the weeks. Vertical dashed lines indicate February 18, 2020, when the first COVID-19 case was confirmed in Daegu. Gray bars indicate weekends.

Figure 1. Comparison of daily epidemiologic and traffic data from Daegu (A) and Seoul (B) during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, South Korea. Black bars indicate no. COVID-19 cases; lines represent daily metropolitan traffic volume in 2020 (red) and mean daily metropolitan traffic volume during 2017–2019 (black). Daily traffic from previous years have been shifted by 1–3 days to align day of the weeks. Vertical dashed lines indicate February 18, 2020, when the first COVID-19 case was confirmed in Daegu. Gray bars indicate weekends.

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