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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

The characteristics of primary case and unexpected spread in two nursing homes

Nursing home A Nursing home B
Primary case
Age/sex 62/F 68/F
Role/position A physical therapist/fourth and fifth floors A caregiver/2nd floor, unit A
Time interval symptom onset to confirmation (working days) 10 days (3 days) 2 days (1 day)
Case of unexpected spread
Age/sex 59/F 34/M
Role/position A new caregiver/fourth floor A social worker/all floors
Symptoms at the confirmation No Yes
Level of PPE* on duty Double gloves, coveralls, face shield or goggles, N95 mask, shoe covers Double gloves, coveralls, face shield or goggles, N95 mask, shoe covers

*PPE, personal protective equipment.

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