Swindon's #coronavirus spike is mainly being driven by an outbreak at the town's Iceland depot, according to health leaders. Asymptomatic cases have been increasing the numbers, since a testing unit was set up at the site. Latest 👉
On Monday, the Chinese mainland reported: - 36 new #COVID19 cases: 6 imported cases and 30 domestically transmitted cases (28 in Xinjiang, 2 in Liaoning) - 800 active cases in total, including 36 in critical condition - 21 new asymptomatic cases
Northwest China's #Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region reported 28 newly confirmed #COVID19 cases and 9 new asymptomatic cases Monday, all in Urumqi, the regional health commission said Tuesday. By Monday, Xinjiang had 606 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 114 asymptomatic cases.
We went from "Our hospitals are overloaded and people are dying!" To "Asymptomatic cases are skyrocketing!" And people act like its the same thing
PM kept saying no one knew about asymptomatic transmission of corona virus.. but govt scientists were looking at it as earlier as January....
Amazing study, supporting droplet (rather than aerosol) as key means of transmission. One asymptomatic person infected 10 (out of 91) at restaurant—but *only* if they were in direct line of air pushed by the A/C. (Aerosol would have infected others, too).
Senator Rand Paul has tested positive for COVID-19. He is feeling fine and is in quarantine. He is asymptomatic and was tested out of an abundance of caution due to his extensive travel and events. He was not aware of any direct contact with any infected person.
This is why only testing people with symptoms is dumb. It's dumb in food plants, in nursing homes, anywhere you actually need to detect all infections. "More than 370 workers at pork plant in Missouri tested positive for COVID-19. All were asymptomatic."