# A Logistic Curve in the SIR Model and Its Application to Deaths by COVID-19 in Japan

```@article{Shigemoto2020ALC,
title={A Logistic Curve in the SIR Model and Its Application to Deaths by COVID-19 in Japan},
author={Kazuyasu Shigemoto and T. Saito},
journal={medRxiv},
year={2020}
}```
• Published 26 June 2020
• Mathematics
• medRxiv
Approximate solutions of SIR equations are given, ased on a logistic growth curve in the Biology. These solutions are applied to fix the basic reproduction number \$alpha\$ and the removed ratio \$c\$, especially from data of accumulated number of deaths in Japan COVID-19. We then discuss the end of the epidemic. These logistic curve results are compared with the exact results of the SIR model. }
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