First daily surveillance of emerging COVID-19 hotspots

Over the course of the coronavirus epidemic, COVID-19 outbreaks have hit communities across the United States. As clusters of infection shift over time, local officials are forced into a whack-a-mole approach to allocating resources and enacting public health policies. Geographers led by the Univeristy of Utah hope that timely, localized data will help inform future decisions, and one day predict where hotpots will emerge.