Course curriculum

  • 1

    What the COVID model does

    • WHY we need this Regional Covid-19 model

    • Getting started

    • What does the model DO? .. and a quick tour of the screen

    • The basic steps to use the COVID model

    • How To Choose a Region

    • How To Collect Your Data

  • 2

    STEP 1. Set up the Region's population and characteristics

    • 1.1 Population age-groups, COVID-mortality, infected arrivals from outside

    • 1.2 Hospital capacity

    • 1.3 Local social, case-management and reporting factors to estimate

    • 1.4 Disease-factors - some sensitive to local conditions

    • Summary: How To Use The Model

  • 3

    STEP 2. Test Policies and Behaviours to Slow the Disease

    • 2.1 Hygiene and social distancing.

    • 2.2 Shielding vulnerable individuals

    • 2.3 Test and Trace

    • 2.4 Set up Future Strategies (ADVANCED)

    • Explore Scenarios

    • Summary: How To Analyse the Model