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May 19, 2020

What we're reading: Measuring the effect of lockdown orders

By Citymetric Staff

What worked: A new study shows that lockdown orders successfully slowed the spread of Covid-19, and longer periods of time had greater effect, Vox reports. That leaves a big question: What happens next?

Commuter anxiety:  London commuters say they’re seeing an uptick in the number of people on transit, but a worryingly small number wearing facemasks and keeping appropriate distance, The Guardian reports.  

Roaring back: “In some ways, it still feels like a virtual experience.” That’s how a barre instructor describes the reopening of businesses in Hong Kong, where daily life is getting back up to speed as governments and health officials around the world watch to see what happens, The Washington Post reports.

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