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Table 4 Parameters setting for the base model

From: Simulating preventative testing of SARS-CoV-2 in schools: policy implications

Parameter Type Parameters Value
Disease related Number of contacts per school day [13] 3.45
Transmission probability of pre-symptomatic [14] 0.05
Transmission probability of symptomatic [15] 0.14
Transmission probability of asymptomatic [15] 0.14
Pre-symptomatic rate (portion) [15] 0.45
Pre-symptomatic latent period day) [14] 2.3
Asymptomatic latent period (day) [14] 5.47
Symptomatic latent period (day) [14] 2.63
Self-isolation rate [14] 0.5
Symptomatic recovery period (day) [16] 12.0
Asymptomatic recovery period (day) [16] 9.0
Number of initially infected students 3
Class related Class size 25
Number of classes 20
Test related Number of tests in each class 1
Test results time (day) 2
Test expiry time (day) 10
Test frequency (day) 10