HealthDay Reports: Have Lockdown Measures Worked to Control Coronavirus? Here's the Evidence
Implementation of any physical distancing measure was associated with an overall 13% average reduction in COVID-19 incidence, the study found.
THURSDAY, July 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Lockdown measures helped reduce the number of COVID-19 cases in countries around the world, a new study finds.
Moreover, earlier stay-in-place restrictions such as closing schools and workplaces were tied to a greater reduction in cases, according to British researchers.
The findings, published July 15 in the BMJ, were based on data from 149 countries and regions.