Shift workers treated in hospital three times more likely to have Covid – study

Posted by on April 26, 2021 6:30 pm
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Research finds ‘quite a strong association between shift working and being hospitalised for Covid-19’

Shift workers treated in hospital are up to three times more likely to test positive for coronavirus than other hospitalised patients, a study has found.

Shift work was defined in the study as working outside the hours of 9am to 5pm, and it is estimated that around 25% of the UK’s workforce engages in some form of such work.

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