Impact of a Nationwide Lockdown on SARS-CoV-2 Transmissibility, Italy

The interventions performed in Italy to control the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) were initially localized in the 3 regions in which the large majority of cases had been detected (Lombardy, Veneto, Emilia Romagna), and included the creation of red zones in areas with sustained transmission, the ban of mass gatherings, and the closure of schools.

Impact of a Nationwide Lockdown on SARS-CoV-2 Transmissibility, Italy
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