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Track virus spread with ArcGIS Insights

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the world at an unprecedented scale. Many experts view contact tracing as one of the solutions to help get the pandemic under control. The new Learn ArcGIS lesson, Track virus spread with ArcGIS Insights, uses link analysis to perform contact tracing on a fictional community facing an infectious disease outbreak.

In this lesson, you will create and configure a link chart to visualize the relationship between potential cases. You will also be guided through steps to interpret the contacts and make decisions about which cases require further action, like testing or isolation.

Relationships between cases and their test results
Charts can be used to visualize the relationship between contacts and their test results.

Platform: ArcGIS Insights

Time: 50 minutes

Level: Beginner

About the author

Vicki Lynn Cove is a documentation writer for ArcGIS Insights, ArcGIS Online analysis, and Applied Analysis at Esri's Research and Development Centre in Ottawa, Canada. She has a background in biology, English literature, and GIS. In her spare time, Vicki Lynn enjoys fibre arts, playing her guitar, and the outdoors.

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