Longer Covid lockdowns can be better for health, economy: ANU study reveals

Kathryn Lewis
By Kathryn Lewis
Updated July 7 2021 - 12:55am, first published July 5 2021 - 3:00pm
An ANU study has found longer lockdowns can be better for the economy and public health than lifting restrictions too early. Picture: Shutterstock

Longer Covid lockdowns can be more beneficial for health and the economy than easing restrictions before community transmission hits zero, a new study has found.


Kathryn Lewis

Kathryn Lewis

Canberra Times Journalist

I am a breaking and general news reporter. Contact me with tips or story ideas at kathryn.lewis@canberratimes.com.au

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