R Values

- What you need to know -

What Are They?

R Values measure how infectious a country is.

A value under 1.0 means the virus is slowly getting less infectious.

A value under 2.5 means the virus is spreading at a medium rate.

A value above 2.5 means the virus is spreading at a very high rate.

The number means how many people 1 already infected person would infect.



Why Are They Useful?

R Values measure how infectious a country is.