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Civc Analytics Research Reveals Reasons

for Decreased Covid Infections in NYC

The Research published earlier this year estimates how the reduction in neighborhood level exposure densities in New York City reduced COVID infection and fatality rates. Comparing rates before and after the stay-at-home order that was effective March 22, 2020, Boyeong Hong, Bartosz J. Bonczak, Arpit Gupta, Lorna E. Thorpe, and Constantine E. Kontokosta of the Marron Institute of Urban Management, New York University associated a 1.00 percent reduction in exposure density with a 1.33 [percent] reduction in case rate and a larger 1.59 percent reduction in fatality rates in New York City.

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