China on Wednesday released its first figures for asymptomatic coronavirus cases. Photo: AFP China on Wednesday released its first figures for asymptomatic coronavirus cases. Photo: AFP
China on Wednesday released its first figures for asymptomatic coronavirus cases. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: 68 per cent of cases confirmed in China in past eight days had no symptoms

  • Of the 885 infections reported between March 31 and April 7, 601 people showed no visible signs, National Health Commission says
  • But scientists say data set is too small to draw any conclusions about how Covid-19 spreads

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
China on Wednesday released its first figures for asymptomatic coronavirus cases. Photo: AFP China on Wednesday released its first figures for asymptomatic coronavirus cases. Photo: AFP
China on Wednesday released its first figures for asymptomatic coronavirus cases. Photo: AFP
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