Openpath has launched a new tool called the Social Distancing Index that measures social distancing via building entry levels. The data is derived from Openpath’s technology platform and “illustrates anonymized, national building access logs, by state and by industry, indicating how the nation reacts to the COVID-19 outbreak and social distancing protocol.” Access control usage data is analyzed from the beginning of the week of February 24th, 2020, when all states were still fully operational.
The first graph shows building activity by state where you can choose individual states or you can select and compare multiple states. Logged records for all the states except Alaska, Hawaii, West Virginia, New Mexico, Rhode Island, Wyoming, and Washington, D.C. are analyzed. Nebraska and Georgia are two states that show the highest building occupancy rates for the week of April 6 – April 12.
The next graph shows building entry activity by industry. You can select an individual industry category or compare multiple industries if you desire. Government represented the industry category that occupied the most building space for the week of April 6 – April 12 at 56%.
Openpath states the data pool will be continuously increased and updated. The data is updated every Monday and shows the previous week’s results.