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Volume 28, Number 1—January 2022
Research Letter

Limited Propagation of SARS-CoV-2 among Children in a Childcare Center, Canada, 2021

Anthony LiComments to Author , Kieran Moore, Lindsay Bowthorpe, Julie Sousa, and T. Hugh Guan
Author affiliations: Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Public Health, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (A. Li, K. Moore, L. Bowthorpe, J. Sousa, T.H. Guan); Queen’s University, Kingston (A. Li, K. Moore, L. Bowthorpe, T.H. Guan); Ministry of Health of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (K. Moore)

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Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 cases and attack rates staff and children during outbreak associated with childcare center, Ontario, Canada, March 1–23, 2021

Category Infant classroom Toddler classroom Preschool 1 classroom Preschool 2 classroom Total
Total no. 6 12 20 15 53
No. cases 0 2 1 3 6
Attack rate, %
Total no. 3 3 8 3 17
No. cases 0 3 3 2 8
Attack rate, % 0 100 38 67 47

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