GWMI's COVID-19 Contact Tracing Workforce Estimator is cited in Steven Findlay of Kaiser Health News recent piece.
Staffing is the most significant challenge. Researchers at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., evaluated contact tracing needs and how states and counties performed. Their bottom line, based on the most recent surge in cases: The nation would need 928,000 contact tracers to keep up with the current number of cases — or 281 per 100,000 people. Read the full article.