Cities are at the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19’s impacts on densely populated urban centres, moreover, have redoubled the inequalities of urban cities as it has become evident that groups are affected unequally. Most particularly, vulnerable and marginalised communities. And, while global lockdown has forced many changes – social distancing, quarantining and self-isolation measures to curtail person-to-person transmission – the move to re-opening is overwhelmed by complexity and uncertainty.

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