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Just 3.7% infected by close contact with those already infected

by bill - 2020-08-21 - ( life / health / covid )

And most of those 3.7 percent don't feel particularly sick, definitely won't die, and neither will you!

Among 3,410 close contacts, 3.7% were secondarily infected. Of those, 16.8% were mild, 73.1% moderate, 10.1% severe or critical.

via acpjournals.org. Emphasis mine, below.

Among 3,410 close contacts, 127 (3.7% [95% CI, 3.1% to 4.4%]) were secondarily infected. Of these 127 persons, 8 (6.3% [CI, 2.1% to 10.5%]) were asymptomatic. Of the 119 symptomatic cases, 20 (16.8%) were defined as mild, 87 (73.1%) as moderate, and 12 (10.1%) as severe or critical.

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