Table 2

Distribution of known potential exposure to infection by setting for staff and pupils (excluding staff contracted to multiple schools, and pupils aged 11 years or 18+ years)

Exposure to a known SARS-CoV-2 positive case for staff and pupils in the 14 days preceding window of their first SARS-CoV-2 positive test from 1 August 2020 to 25 December 2020
SettingStaffPupils
n% of positive cases% of total cohortn% of positive cases% of total cohort
School-only exposure175058.63 %3.47%335243.62 %0.81%
Household-only exposure2327.77 %0.46%6338.24%0.15%
Both school and household exposure50917.05 %1.01%305539.76 %0.74%
Neither house nor school exposure49416.55 %0.98%6448.38%0.16%