Contact Tracing during Coronavirus Disease Outbreak, South Korea, 2020.

We analyzed reports for 59,073 contacts of 5,706 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) index patients reported in South Korea during January 20-March 27, 2020. Of 10,592 household contacts, 11.8% had COVID-19. Of 48,481 nonhousehold contacts, 1.9% had COVID-19. Use of personal protective measures and social distancing reduces the likelihood of transmission.
Date: 17 Jul 2020
DOI: 10.3201/eid2610.201315
Journal: Emerging Infectious Diseases
Pubmed ID: 32673193
CORD UID: tmonjdrp
ML/Curated Information
Viruses: SARS-CoV-2
Categories: Contact Tracing, Prevention