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Date Submitted: Mar 23, 2020
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Novel Coronavirus in Cape Town Informal Settlements: Feasibility of using GIS data to identify high risk areas for COVID-19 transmission from social distancing perspective.
Due to the density of informal settlements, effectively implementing social distancing may be a challenge in informal settlements. This short communication uses dwelling outlines for informal settlements in the City of Cape Town to demonstrate that using a 2 m measure, effective social distancing will be challenging.
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