A resident of Kashgar in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region has a sample taken for nucleic acid testing on Sunday night. Photo: Handout
A resident of Kashgar in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region has a sample taken for nucleic acid testing on Sunday night. Photo: Handout
Josephine Ma
Opinion

Opinion

Josephine Ma

Time for China to align with global practice in counting coronavirus cases

  • Since February, China’s coronavirus tally of ‘confirmed’ cases has not included positive patients who are asymptomatic or presymptomatic
  • Data shows that asymptomatic cases make up a significant percentage of the total number of positive patients and they can spread Covid-19

A resident of Kashgar in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region has a sample taken for nucleic acid testing on Sunday night. Photo: Handout
A resident of Kashgar in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region has a sample taken for nucleic acid testing on Sunday night. Photo: Handout
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