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DCC UC academic participates in coronavirus data table led by the Ministry of Science

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Marcelo Arenas, member of the Department of Computer Science and Director of the The Millennium Institute Foundational Research on Data, was selected by the Minister of Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation, Andrés Couve, to participate in the working groups , which includes members from public health, epidemiology, statistics and data science, have worked since March 16, working non-stop to create a model that estimates the number of new infections in the country. This first model has been able to estimate with up to 98% precision the number of people infected with COVID-19 per day and the accumulated cases.