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Table 1 Summary of the returning travelers in quarantine with percent of positive SARS-CoV-2 test

From: Quarantining arriving travelers in the era of COVID-19: balancing the risk and benefits a learning experience from Bahrain

Study Period Days of Quarantine Number of travelers SARS-CoV-2 positive on arrivals SARS-CoV-2 positive during the quarantine period SARS-CoV-2 positive due to local transmission
May 15–June 30, 2020 14 10,784 335 (3.1%) 63 (0.6%) 276 (2.6%)
July 1–August 16, 2020 10 15,070 178 (1.2%) 28 (0.2%) 312 (2.1%)
  1. With the 14 days quarantine, 2.6% were infected after the quarantine period and 0.6% within the quarantine period. With the 10-day quarantine, 2.1% were infected after the quarantine period and 0.2% within the quarantine period. There was no difference in these two quarantine strategies employed for the travelers