That is for repeated encounters over the period of year
Condom use does have benefits but they definitely don’t provide perfect protection
It’s really hard to say for certain about the risk because honestly, all of our studies look at a population that has been together for a while, long enough to agree to do a study together. We also know that most herpes gets transmitted in the earlier days of a relationship and also that when people don’t know they are infected, they are far more likely to transmit. Your situation is quite different than that. There are a few people back who don’t know they are or are not infected. I think your awareness of the situation is helpful, I’m certain.