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A generalized forecasting solution to enable future insights of COVID-19 at sub-national level resolutions

@article{Marikkar2021AGF,
  title={A generalized forecasting solution to enable future insights of COVID-19 at sub-national level resolutions},
  author={Umar Marikkar and Harshana Weligampola and Rumali Perera and A. S. Jameel Hassan and Suren Sritharan and Gihan Jayatilaka and Roshan Indika Godaliyadda and Vijitha R. Herath and Parakrama B. Ekanayake and Janaka B. Ekanayake and Anuruddhi Shanika K Rathnayake and Samath Dhamminda Dharmaratne},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2108.09556}
}
COVID-19 continues to cause a significant impact on public health. To minimize this impact, policy makers undertake containment measures that however, when carried out disproportionately to the actual threat, as a result if errorneous threat assessment, cause undesirable long-term socio-economic complications. In addition, macro-level or national level decision making fails to consider the localized sensitivities in small regions. Hence, the need arises for region-wise threat assessments that… 

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