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Cellphone data shows people are on the move again

Mar 10, 2021, 09:00 AM by Toronto Star
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What mobility patterns tell us about ‘leaky lockdowns’ and a possible third wave


Since the pandemic began, cellphone mobility data has been used as an imperfect proxy measure for how people are behaving. While this type of data comes with significant caveats — and new research is questioning whether mobility data is still as predictive as it was in the first wave — mobility levels have historically been a good indicator of where the pandemic is headed, experts say.

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