# Modelling the effect of a border closure between Switzerland and Italy on the spatiotemporal spread of COVID-19 in Switzerland This repository contains the data and code used to perform the analysis of the article: * M. Grimée, M. Bekker-Nielsen Dunbar, F. Hofmann, L. Held. Modelling the effect of a border closure between Switzerland and Italy on the spatiotemporal spread of COVID-19 in Switzerland. *medRxiv*, 2021. doi: 10.1101/2021.05.19.21257329### The projectThis article was produced within the framework of the SUSPend project, which was supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation [grant number 196247, https://data.snf.ch/covid-19/snsf/196247}].
*`Data_raw` : contains all the raw data as .csv or .tex files. Descriptions of data sources can be found in the article's supplementary materials.*`Data_preparation`: contains code for the data preprocessing and the resulting objects *`Analysis`: contains code for the analysis and the resulting objects*`Figures`: contains figures as .pdf files created under `Analysis/Plot_scripts`*`Tables`: contains results tables created under `Analysis`For each script, a short description of its purpose is provided at the beginning of the file.### How to use the code* The files in the directories `Data_preparation`, `Analysis` and `Tables` can be built by running the makefile.* To build the files under `Figures`, the R-scripts under `Analysis/Plot_scripts` have to be ran separately.