A research letter published yesterday in JAMA revealed a 3.9% prevalence of COVID-19 among women giving birth at three Yale New Haven hospitals in Connecticut. A separate study published today in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology found a 7.9% prevalence of the novel coronavirus among symptomatic obstetric patients and a 1.5% prevalence among asymptomatic patients (those not having COVID-19 symptoms) at four Boston hospitals.

 

CC0 Creative Commons Pixabay

Read more CIDRAP…