The first confirmed case in Australia was identified on 25 January 2020. The second wave of infections emerged between May and June 2020.
This year, the outbreak of the Delta variant makes almost half of Australia's population and most major cities lockdown.
As we can see although people progress to post-pandemic, people still face the challenge of virus variation and risk of re-opening.
Thus, we hope to use real-time data to predict the number of confirmed cases, which could give the government a real-time warning.
Based on the prediction, the government can know which place should pay attention to. We also use data analytics to find useful suggestions for epidemic management.
To predict the real-time number of confirmed people. We figure out an efficient way by using Timeseries Model and Confluent.
Firstly, we use past data to train a powerful time-series model. Secondly, to update real-time numbers, we use a confluent platform to connect python and output websites.
We input real-time data to confluent, and this data is transferred to the Timeseries model. Our model will predict a value, which will be transferred to the website, which shows the curve of predicted confirmed people.
After prediction, we still need to know what action should be taken to control the epidemic.
We hope to find some factors that are critical to the control of the epidemic
We compared the curves of the level of government intervention with the number of diagnoses over time, and we found that each major outbreak of infection was preceded by a decline in the urgency of government intervention.
This leads us to conclude that governments must not be complacent about epidemic prevention at any time.
Besides, we built a model to judge the relevance between some factors and confirmed cases. The results show that facial coverings have the highest correlation, and increasing facial coverings can significantly prevent people from being infected.
In addition, increasing the containment health index, stricter restrictions on gathering, and closing of workplaces are all relatively effective in controlling the number of COVID-19 infections.