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Volume 26, Number 8—August 2020

Coronavirus Disease Outbreak in Call Center, South Korea

Shin Young Park, Young-Man Kim, Seonju Yi, Sangeun Lee, Baeg-Ju Na, Chang Bo Kim, Jung-il Kim, Hea Sook Kim, Young Bok Kim, Yoojin Park, In Sil Huh, Hye Kyung Kim, Hyung Jun Yoon, Hanaram Jang, Kyungnam Kim, Yeonhwa Chang, Inhye Kim, Hyeyoung Lee, Jin Gwack, Seong Sun Kim, Miyoung Kim, Sanghui Kweon, Young June Choe, Ok Park, Young Joon Park, and Eun Kyeong JeongComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cheongju, South Korea (S.Y. Park, Y.-M. Kim, S. Yi, S. Lee, H. Lee, J. Gwack, S.S. Kim, M. Kim, S. Kweon, O. Park, Y.J. Park, E.K. Jeong); Seoul Metropolitan Government, Seoul, South Korea (B.-J. Na, J.-i. Kim, H.S. Kim, Y.B. Kim); Seoul Health Foundation, Seoul (C.B. Kim); Seoul Center for Infectious Disease Control and Prevention, Seoul (Y. Park, I.S. Huh); Incheon Metropolitan City, Incheon, South Korea (H.K. Kim, H.J. Yoon, H. Jang); Gyeonggi Provincial Office, Suwon, South Korea (K. Kim, Y. Chang, I. Kim); Hallym University College of Medicine, Chuncheon, South Korea (Y.J. Choe)

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Table 2

Household secondary attack rate, by presence of symptoms, during a coronavirus disease outbreak in in a call center, Seoul, South Korea, 2020

Symptom status of index patients Exposed, no. (%) Confirmed cases, no. (%) Secondary attack rate, % (95% CI)
Symptomatic 210 (93.3) 34 (100.0) 16.2 (11.6–22.0)
Presymptomatic 11 (4.8) 0 0
4 (1.9)
Total 225 34 15.1 (10.8–20.6)

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