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Table 2 Number of available staff members for each week (W = ward; DH = day-hospital, R.T. = radiation therapists, hw = home working, R.O. = radiation oncologists; R.O.T. = radiation oncology trainees, total C-19 + = total of COVID-19 positive staff members) and percentage of absences of total staff. In the last lines, total number of units for each category and infection rates are reported

From: Two months of radiation oncology in the heart of Italian “red zone” during COVID-19 pandemic: paving a safe path over thin ice

  Nurses (W) Nurses (DH) Nurses (total) R. T. Physicists (hw) R. O. R. O. T. Total staff Total C-19 + % absences
3–7 Feb 15 11 26 16 6 (1) 12 13 73 0 (0%) 16.1%
10–14 Feb 15 12 27 18 6 (1) 11 13 75 0 (0%) 13.8%
17–21 Feb 15 11 26 15 6 (1) 12 12 71 0 (0%) 18.4%
24–28 Feb 14 10 24 17 6 (1) 12 11 70 0 (0%) 19.5%
2–6 Mar 14 10 24 16 6 (1) 12 12 70 2 (2.3%) 19.5%
9–13 Mar 14 7 21 18 6 (1) 11 12 68 8 (9.2%) 21.8%
16–20 Mar 9 8 17 15 6 (1) 11 13 62 10 (11.5%) 28.7%
23-27Mar 10 8 18 15 6 (1) 10 11 60 10 (11.5%) 31.0%
30 Mar −3 Apr 9 10 19 14 6 (1) 9 11 59 9 (10.3%) 32.2%
6–10 Apr 9 10 19 17 6 (1) 10 11 63 7 (8%) 27.6%
13–17 Apr 13 10 23 19 6 (1) 11 12 71 3 (3.4%) 18.4%
20–24 Apr 14 11 25 17 6 (1) 11 11 70 0 19.5%
Total 15 12 27 22 6 15 17 87  
COVID-19 + symptomatic 5 (33.3%) 1 (8.3%) 6 (22.2%) 2 (9.1%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (5.8%) 9 (10.3%)  
COVID-19 + Asymptomatic 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (4.5%) 0 (0%) 2 (13.3%) 0 (0%) 3 (3.4%)  
COVID-19 – symtomatic 1 (6.7%) 4 (33.3%) 5 (18.5%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (11.8%) 7 (8%)