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Table 3 Hygiene measures observed during audit in 88 units of Grenoble Alpes University Hospital

From: SARS-CoV-2 nosocomial infection acquired in a French university hospital during the 1st wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, a prospective study

Hygiene measures observed Compliance (%)
Wearing of mask (FFP2 or surgical) by HCWs N = 693
 Adequate 94.7%
 Inadequate* 3.0%
 Not wearing mask 2.3%
Wearing of FFP2 by HCWs N = 693
 Justified 99.0%
Hand hygiene  
 Respect of indications N = 449; 60.6%
 Long enough friction N = 277; 15.5%
 Technique respected N = 248; 13.7%
Disinfection of shared equipment N = 98; 78.6%
Physical distancing respected for HCW (break rooms…) N = 119; 54.6%
Wearing of mask for patients when needed N = 260
 Adequate 81.5%
 Inadequate* 3.5%
 Not wearing mask 15.0%
Screen in double occupancy rooms N = 151
 Correctly used (deployed) 76.2%
Physical distance respected between patients in common spaces (rehabilitation spaces, corridors…) N = 73; 99.0%
  1. *Meaning having the mask under the nose or the mouth