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Spread Mapping of Covid-19 in Morocco Using Geospatial Approach

4 (2020)

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COVID-19 , GIS , Inverse Distance Weighted (IDW) , Morocco , Spatial Distribution

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Most of the people infected in Morocco are triggered by the outbreak of COVID-19. The number of affected cases is currently rising day by day. As of July 16th, 2020, In Morocco, 15,165 cases were tested positive for COVID-19, including 239 deaths and 11,417 patients cured  the highest number of Corona virus cases reported as Ministry of Health Department in Morocco. The COVID-19 virus threatens the health, economy, development and social life of individuals. The city needs to be conscious of the fight against this epidemic. GIS technology has played an important role in many aspects, including geospatial perception, geostatistical simulation and spatial knowledge enabling decision-making, mitigation and prediction including COVID-19. GIS has evolved reasonably rapidly and has a full technical route for data processing, modeling and map creation. However, in the battle against the popular endemic, the key challenge is to find ways of controlling conventional technological methods and to increase the quality and accuracy of the knowledge provided for social management. As a consequence, IDW and computational approaches are used to forecast potential cases in the region. Prediction of different parameters existing confirmed events, death and recovery of COVID-19. See reports have been used to take proactive measures in order to penetrate regions. The suggested method of understanding is effective within a certain context and would be a valuable tool for both governments and health authorities.

The human life is threatened by Covid-19 worldwide.

GIS tools are playing vital role in mapping of Covid-19.

IDW [inverse distance weighted] method is used for Spread Mapping of Covid-19 in Morocco.

The suggested method is effective and valuable tool for Covid-19 mapping.

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