Investigation of a SARS-CoV-2 Outbreak at an Automotive Manufacturing Site in England
This paper, published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, produced by researchers from Theme 1 of the PROTECT COVID-19 National Core Study, discusses workplace-related outbreaks of COVID-19.
The manufacturing sector presents a particular concern for outbreaks, and a better understanding of transmission risks is needed. The COVID-OUT study (COVID-19 Outbreak investigation to Understand Transmission) aims to provide a better understanding of workplace outbreaks and transmission risks across different work sectors. This paper reports an outbreak investigation of a cluster of COVID-19 cases at an automotive manufacturing site in England, United Kingdom.