Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Aug 28:ciaa1269. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1269. Online ahead of print.
Many patients are fearful of acquiring COVID-19 in hospitals and clinics. We characterized the risk of COVID-19 amongst 226 patients exposed to healthcare workers with confirmed COVID-19; one patient may have been infected, suggesting that the risk of COVID-19 transmission from healthcare workers to patients is generally low.