Beijing: According to reports, China witnesses an upsurge of 99 fresh cases of coronavirus in a single day, the highest in recent weeks and 63 fresh asymptomatic infections, taking the total number of patients in the country to 82,052, health officials said on Saturday.
According to China’s National Health Commission (NHC), as of Saturday, a total of 1,280 imported cases were reported in China. Of the cases, 481 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 799 were being treated with 36 in severe condition.
The other scare now that has emerged is asymptomatic cases where the people who have tested positive, develops no symptoms such as fever, cough or sore throat. They are infectious and pose a risk of spreading to others.
63 new asymptomatic cases, including 12 from abroad, were reported on the mainland on Saturday.