A Chinese University study found samples of the coronavirus in patients’ stool, sometimes days after they had already tested negative. Photo: ShutterstockA Chinese University study found samples of the coronavirus in patients’ stool, sometimes days after they had already tested negative. Photo: Shutterstock
A Chinese University study found samples of the coronavirus in patients’ stool, sometimes days after they had already tested negative. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong third wave: new testing push for elderly, at-risk infants after study finds Covid-19 lingering in stool samples

  • More than half of 15 infected patients tested had coronavirus in stool even after deemed well enough to be discharged
  • Two-year-old boy’s samples test positive for 36 straight days, prompting call for regular disinfections of homes, toilets

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A Chinese University study found samples of the coronavirus in patients’ stool, sometimes days after they had already tested negative. Photo: ShutterstockA Chinese University study found samples of the coronavirus in patients’ stool, sometimes days after they had already tested negative. Photo: Shutterstock
A Chinese University study found samples of the coronavirus in patients’ stool, sometimes days after they had already tested negative. Photo: Shutterstock
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