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Collection : COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 preprints from medRxiv and bioRxiv: Prevalence and clinical correlates of COVID-19 outbreak among healthcare workers in a tertiary level hospital

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In this study, we summarize the epidemiological characteristics of COVID-19 outbreak among Healthcare workers (HCWs) in a tertiary care hospital and compared various parameters and preventive measures taken by positive HCWs to a comparable cohort of COVID negative HCWs. 52.1% of COVID-19 positive HCWs showed symptoms of which only three needed hospitalization possibly due to a younger cohort of HCWs who got infected (35.9 +- 9.3 years). Findings of present study found some protective role of full course prophylactic hydroxychloroquine as compared to a control group (p=0.021) and use of N95 masks over others (p
Collection : COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 preprints from medRxiv and bioRxiv