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The prime minister’s decision to urge people to work from home has led to a marked drop in commuting, according to the latest official snapshot of the impact of Covid-19.
In the week following Boris Johnson’s U-turn on previous government advice for people to return to their normal workplaces, 59% of Britons travelled to work compared to a post-crisis 64% the previous week.
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Data from the Office for National Statistics showed that the number of people working exclusively from home rose from 21% to 24%. Those neither working from home