Social contact patterns among employees in 3 U.S. companies during early phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, April to June 2020.


We measured contact patterns using online diaries for 304 employees of 3 U.S. companies working remotely. The median number of daily contacts was 2 (IQR 1-4); majority were conversation (55 %), occurred at home (64 %) and lasted >4 h (38 %). These data are crucial for modeling outbreak control among the workforces.

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Steven Riley

Professor of Infectious Disease Dynamics
Imperial College London