Mentions Of Lockdowns And Shelter-In-Place Steadily Decreasing
It seems the world is ready to reopen and emerge from its Covid-19-induced pause, at least through the eyes of global media coverage. The timeline below shows worldwide online news coverage mentions of “(lockdown OR quarantine OR "shelter in place")” as monitored by the GDELT Project. The notion of locking down society began to attract media attention starting from early March, but it was starting March 5 that it surged to global prominence, peaking March 29 and decreasing steadily since.
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