Coronacast
Were Australian lockdowns worth it?
Apr 28, 2020 · 10 min
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As states slowly wind back restrictions and release the brake on lockdowns, it’s a good time to look back to see if they were worth it.

So far, Australia has had less than 100 deaths related to COVID-19, and new case numbers remain small.

But what about deaths that occurred because of the lockdown? And how many deaths would have occurred anyway?

On today's show:

* Were the lockdowns worth it?

* Why is the tracing app critical time set to 15 minutes?

* When is it likely that we will be able to travel interstate again?
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