Researchers found that more than 4 per cent of blood samples taken from about 11,000 people in Wuhan tested positive for coronavirus antibodies. Photo: Xinhua Researchers found that more than 4 per cent of blood samples taken from about 11,000 people in Wuhan tested positive for coronavirus antibodies. Photo: Xinhua
Researchers found that more than 4 per cent of blood samples taken from about 11,000 people in Wuhan tested positive for coronavirus antibodies. Photo: Xinhua

Did half a million people in Wuhan contract the coronavirus?

  • Large-scale study finds Covid-19 antibodies in more than 4 per cent of blood samples taken from residents of the Chinese city
  • Results suggest infections were more widespread than official total of confirmed cases, experts say

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Researchers found that more than 4 per cent of blood samples taken from about 11,000 people in Wuhan tested positive for coronavirus antibodies. Photo: Xinhua Researchers found that more than 4 per cent of blood samples taken from about 11,000 people in Wuhan tested positive for coronavirus antibodies. Photo: Xinhua
Researchers found that more than 4 per cent of blood samples taken from about 11,000 people in Wuhan tested positive for coronavirus antibodies. Photo: Xinhua
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