Despite official figures, Wuhan continues to find new asymptomatic coronavirus cases daily

A photo taken on March 18, 2020, shows residents lining up to pick up pork which was delivered to their quarantined compound in Wuhan.
A photo taken on March 18, 2020, shows residents lining up to pick up pork which was delivered to their quarantined compound in Wuhan.PHOTO: AFP

BEIJING (CAIXIN GLOBAL) - Despite official figures reporting few to no new domestic Covid-19 cases on the Chinese mainland in recent days, authorities continue to detect more infections, with those in the city at the heart of the country's outbreak often amounting to more than a dozen a day, Caixin has learned.

According to a member of the infectious disease prevention and control team in Wuhan, every day the city continues to record "several or more than a dozen asymptomatic infected individuals", which are people that have tested positive for Covid-19, but do not feel ill and are excluded from published numbers.

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