COVID-19 Hotspots: Finding high risk populations using Polaris

Heat map of vulnerable populations to COVID-19 in St. Catharines outlined by the CMA of the town

COVID-19 is quickly spreading and impacting an alarming number of people that come from different walks of life. The demographics of confirmed cases indicate that some groups are much more vulnerable to the virus than others. How can we find the communities which are most at risk? Is the distribution of the most vulnerable groups to COVID-19 geographically even? We use Polaris to tackle these questions. […]

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