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Clusters of Coronavirus Disease in Communities, Japan, January-April 2020

OPEN Emerging infectious diseases | 11 Jun 2020

Y Furuse, E Sando, N Tsuchiya, R Miyahara, I Yasuda, YK Ko, M Saito, K Morimoto, T Imamura, Y Shobugawa, S Nagata, K Jindai, T Imamura, T Sunagawa, M Suzuki, H Nishiura and H Oshitani
Abstract
We analyzed 3,184 cases of coronavirus disease in Japan and identified 61 case-clusters in healthcare and other care facilities, restaurants and bars, workplaces, and music events. We also identified 22 probable primary case-patients for the clusters; most were 20-39 years of age and presymptomatic or asymptomatic at virus transmission.
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