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COVID-19 risk of infection


How infectious is COVID-19?


The likelihood of limited person-to-person transmission is moderate and the likelihood of sustained transmission, and widespread outbreaks, remains low, although it may be high in some settings (e.g. institutions, aged care facilities, etc).

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