Most of the Corona cases in Wuhan remained apparently undetected

The Corona-pandemic keeps the world in suspense: More than 13 million people have been infected with the novel Coronavirus, 200.843 of them in Germany. The United States reported almost daily new record numbers.

Most of the Corona cases in Wuhan remained apparently undetected

During the Corona outbreak in the Central Chinese city of Wuhan, is remained, according to a new study, a majority of the cases undetected. The investigation of Chinese scientists in the journal "Nature" was published, comes to the conclusion that in the first acute Phase between the 1. January and the 8. March could be stayed up to 87 percent of the infections under the Radar.

This is the result of the researchers by reconstructed with the statistical and epidemiological models, the outbreak in Wuhan. Previously, other international studies had come to the conclusion that many of the Sars-CoV-2 infections will not be detected, because the Infected have only mild or no symptoms.

In Wuhan, where the pandemic was worldwide, first erupted, were reported to 50,000 infections and 4,000 Deaths. Since months are reported from the Central Chinese city of no active infection, carrier and more. In June, two weeks of mass tests of nearly ten million citizens were discovered only 300 asymptomatic infection with the Sars-CoV-2 pathogens, such as the state-run news Agency Xinhua reported.

Overall, China has brought the pandemic under control. There are hardly any new infections.

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