Robertson County Will get D- On Social Distancing (Primarily based On Cell Knowledge)
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn Information) – Robertson County’s Social Distancing report card isn’t trying so good, in response to the situation knowledge and analytics agency Unacast.
Unacast, based in 2014, is a mobility knowledge firm that harnesses nameless system location knowledge to, on this case, perceive human conduct.
Smokey Barn Information has no strategy to validate Unacast’s knowledge about Robertson County however the agency’s knowledge is being touted by a number of information companies, together with ABC Information.
On Friday Unacast launched a Social Distancing Scoreboard. Simply enter your county and you will get your grade.
Principally the agency is monitoring customers’ cell telephones to accumulate the information, not not like Google Maps makes use of mobile phone monitoring to indicate blockages on the roadways. Right here’s a video on how Google tracks automobiles for visitors knowledge. Unacast is doing the identical factor. The info they acquire from Cell telephones exhibits how folks transfer and the way a lot they apply social distancing.
The info does exist however there is no such thing as a means of understanding if Unacast’s coalescence is correct but when the information is correct Robertson County obtained a poor grade.
“Unacast created this professional bono providing, powered by its Actual World Graph® knowledge engine, to assist public well being consultants, policymakers, teachers, neighborhood leaders and companies in retail and actual property acquire correct insights into present public conduct and unearth traits for future eventualities associated to the unfold of COVID-19.”
The Scorecard assigns a letter grade of A by way of F to all states and counties in relation to social distancing conduct. Utilizing the change in distance traveled previous to COVID-19 compared to current day, areas that observe not less than a 40% lower in common distance traveled are assigned a grade of A, whereas people who exhibit lower than 10% lower or improve are assigned an F. Letter grades are then in comparison with the variety of new COVID-19 instances reported in these areas to assist customers draw conclusions between social distancing conduct and virus unfold over time.
Compared, Davidson County (Nashville) obtained a B. Not one county in Tennessee obtained an A. Tennessee’s general grade was a D-. The USA in complete obtained a grade of C.
*Observe: there’s a 4 day lag within the knowledge (PHOTO BELOW: Grades by states)