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Widespread swabs testing and the fight against the Covid-19 outbreak

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>8/04/2021
<mark>Journal</mark>Regional Studies, Regional Science
Issue number1
Volume8
Number of pages3
Pages (from-to)85-87
Publication StatusE-pub ahead of print
Early online date8/04/21
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Abstract

To control the reproduction rate, R, and therefore to fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, countries have announced several measures. We rely on a quasi-natural experimental approach and provide graphical evidence of the effectiveness of the widespread use of swabs testing in reducing the Covid infection rate among Italian provinces.