Government responses to minimize COVID-19 transmission
The figures below detail government measures to minimize the spread of COVID-19 by region.
Answer the following questions. (Hint: read the description of the graphs in Chapter 5 WMR 2022)
Which region maintained the highest levels of all restriction measures over the first year of COVID?
Which region experienced gradual declines in all measures except for international travel?
Why does Europe look very different to other regions? Can you also explain why two of the measures decline so much in Europe from mid-2020 and then go back up again from October?