On linear growth in COVID-19 cases

Grinfeld, Michael and Mulheran, Paul A. (2020) On linear growth in COVID-19 cases. Computational and Mathematical Biophysics, 8 (1). pp. 211-215. ISSN 2544-7297 (https://doi.org/10.1515/cmb-2020-0112)

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We present an elementary model of COVID-19 propagation that makes explicit the connection between testing strategies and rates of transmission and the linear growth in new cases observed in many parts of the world.