Activities During the Exposure Period
Contact tracing of COVID-19 cases give investigators information about activities in which positive cases have participated during their exposure period, which is the two weeks leading up to their symptom onset or test date.
The data below show the percentage of interviewed cases who report engaging in the following activities during their exposure period:
- Travel includes international and domestic travel, omitting travel to MD or VA
- Personal care includes visits to nail salons, barber shops, etc.
- Faith-based events include events at or hosted by places of worship
- Work includes in-person work activity
- Dining out includes visits to restaurants or bars
- Social events include any event, gathering, or meeting with at least five people including the positive case
- Gym/Fitness events include visits to gyms/fitness centers to work out or participate in classes
- Sports include practices and games or matches at fields, courts or stadiums
The data are gathered by a combination of pick-list options and by searching for keywords in comment fields. See the Data Guide for more information about interpretation of exposure data and data notes.