'More people than ever': Shared path traffic up due to isolation exercise

Kate McIlwain
By Kate McIlwain
Updated April 19 2020 - 9:18pm, first published 9:00pm
Cr Saliba said she was pleased to see so many residents maintaining active lifestyles during this difficult time, and said for the most part she had witnessed people being careful. Picture: Sylvia Liber.

With exercise one of the only "reasonable excuses" to leave the house during the COVID-19 shutdown, Shellharbour council says some public spaces have become more crowded.


Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain


For the past 11 years, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. In that time I've covered breaking news, education, politics, urban affairs, council, environment, data journalism and development news. More recently, I became the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents two years into a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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