China begins reporting on asymptomatic COVID-19 cases

The National Health Commission said 1541 people with asymptomatic infections were under observation as of late Monday

Chinese health authorities have begun reporting on asymptomatic cases of coronavirus as part of an effort to allay public fears that people could be spreading the virus without knowing they are infected.

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China, where COVID-19 emerged late last year, has managed to bring its outbreak under control and is easing travel restrictions in virus hot spots.

But there are concerns that the end of lockdowns will see thousands of infected