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  • Writer's pictureLisa Perry

The R Number: "Effective Reproductive Number"

Updated: May 3, 2023



According to an article posted on theconversation.com on the 6th May 2020, South Africa's average reproductive rate equals roughly 2.5 every four days. This in the mind of strategist, Michael Power from Ninety One (Ex Investec Asset Management) is all we need to watch and control.


To understand what the R Number means and why a target below 1 will save many lives, please click on the below link.




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