Authorities in Hubei say they will not count patients who test positive again after discharge as fresh cases. Photo: Xinhua Authorities in Hubei say they will not count patients who test positive again after discharge as fresh cases. Photo: Xinhua
Authorities in Hubei say they will not count patients who test positive again after discharge as fresh cases. Photo: Xinhua

Should China count recovered coronavirus patients who test positive again?

  • Hubei health official says the cases aren’t considered new but the people will be sent back to hospital for observation
  • Estimates vary but Guangdong says about 14 per cent of those discharged test positive again

Topic |   Coronavirus China
Authorities in Hubei say they will not count patients who test positive again after discharge as fresh cases. Photo: Xinhua Authorities in Hubei say they will not count patients who test positive again after discharge as fresh cases. Photo: Xinhua
Authorities in Hubei say they will not count patients who test positive again after discharge as fresh cases. Photo: Xinhua
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