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In a new report, the Imperial College London COVID-19 Response Team found that early implementation and timely adjustment of control measures could be important in containing coronavirus transmission.

The researchers say that control measures such as school closures, travel restrictions, and , were introduced across provinces early on when few cases were reported, so may have been more effective in limiting and averting transmission.

The team also noted that the focus of control strategies shifted, following the first wave of locally driven cases, to compulsory testing and quarantine for all incoming travelers and close