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Volume 26, Number 8—August 2020
Research Letter

Cluster of Coronavirus Disease Associated with Fitness Dance Classes, South Korea

Sukbin Jang, Si Hyun Han, and Ji-Young RheeComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Dankook University Hospital, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, South Korea

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Case map of confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases associated with fitness dance classes in Cheonan, South Korea, by date of symptom onset and relationship. Instructors outside of Cheonan are excluded. In 7 cases, transmission was suspected in the presymptomatic phase and the longest period before symptom onset was 5 days. None of the instructors had COVID-19 symptoms on the day of the workshop, but instructors from Daegu, which recently had a large outbreak, developed symptoms 3 days af

Figure. Case map of confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases associated with fitness dance classes in Cheonan, South Korea, by date of symptom onset and relationship. Instructors outside of Cheonan are excluded. In 7 cases, transmission was suspected in the presymptomatic phase and the longest period before symptom onset was 5 days. None of the instructors had COVID-19 symptoms on the day of the workshop, but instructors from Daegu, which recently had a large outbreak, developed symptoms 3 days after the workshop. Sports facilities are represented by bars on the left with the number of students per class included. Bold outlines indicate a positive test for COVID-19 in a person in the presymptomatic phase.

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