A worker in a protective suit collects a swab from a construction worker for nucleic acid test in Wuhan, Hubei province, in China on April 7. Photo: Reuters A worker in a protective suit collects a swab from a construction worker for nucleic acid test in Wuhan, Hubei province, in China on April 7. Photo: Reuters
A worker in a protective suit collects a swab from a construction worker for nucleic acid test in Wuhan, Hubei province, in China on April 7. Photo: Reuters

Symptom-free Covid-19 patients must be reported within two hours, China says

  • New guidelines aim to limit risk posed by healthy carriers to virus containment
  • Some cases may be pre-symptomatic and will go on to show symptoms later

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A worker in a protective suit collects a swab from a construction worker for nucleic acid test in Wuhan, Hubei province, in China on April 7. Photo: Reuters A worker in a protective suit collects a swab from a construction worker for nucleic acid test in Wuhan, Hubei province, in China on April 7. Photo: Reuters
A worker in a protective suit collects a swab from a construction worker for nucleic acid test in Wuhan, Hubei province, in China on April 7. Photo: Reuters
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