Coronavirus: New data shows how much Canberrans have stopped going outside

Andrew Brown
By Andrew Brown
Updated April 8 2020 - 10:17am, first published 2:00am
New data from Google has revealed movement in shopping centres has dropped by 40 per cent in the ACT. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Pedestrian traffic across Canberra's public transport stations has dropped by more than half of normal levels, while movement in retail areas has plummeted by 40 per cent, new figures have revealed.

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Andrew Brown

Andrew Brown

Journalist

I've been part of the Canberra Times since 2016, after reporting at local papers in Sydney's north-west. Since starting at the paper I've had stints on the Sunday Times, on the early morning breaking news round, and now as a general reporter, covering the ins and outs of anything and everything happening in Canberra, with a focus on health.

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