Wuhan might have had many cases of coronavirus who did not show symptoms or whose illness was mild enough to escape medical attention, a new study suggests. Photo: Chinatopix via AP

Thousands of covert coronavirus cases go under the radar in Wuhan, Chinese-led researchers say

  • Study suggests that 59 per cent of infections were asymptomatic or mild enough not to attract medical attention
  • More investigation needed to determine scale and transmission of these cases, scientists say
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Wuhan might have had many cases of coronavirus who did not show symptoms or whose illness was mild enough to escape medical attention, a new study suggests. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
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