Residents of Wuhan have been advised to wear face masks and avoid crowded places when the city’s lockdown ends on April 8. Photo: AFPResidents of Wuhan have been advised to wear face masks and avoid crowded places when the city’s lockdown ends on April 8. Photo: AFP
Residents of Wuhan have been advised to wear face masks and avoid crowded places when the city’s lockdown ends on April 8. Photo: AFP

‘No evidence’ asymptomatic carriers spread coronavirus, Chinese health official claims

  • But party boss and researcher from CDC institute tells state broadcaster there is ‘still a potential risk’
  • He made the remarks as fears grow in China over ‘silent carriers’
Topic |   Coronavirus China
Residents of Wuhan have been advised to wear face masks and avoid crowded places when the city’s lockdown ends on April 8. Photo: AFPResidents of Wuhan have been advised to wear face masks and avoid crowded places when the city’s lockdown ends on April 8. Photo: AFP
Residents of Wuhan have been advised to wear face masks and avoid crowded places when the city’s lockdown ends on April 8. Photo: AFP
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