More than 80% positive UK cases in Covid study had no core symptoms
ONS survey said 86.1% of people between April and June had none of the virus’ main symptoms
more than 80% of positive UK cases in study had no symptoms.
Covid: more than 80% of positive UK cases in study had no core symptoms
86 per cent of infected people picked up by the
covid-19 survey between April and June had none of the main symptoms of the illness, namely a cough, or a fever, or a loss of taste or smell the day they had the test.
Key #Covid_19 information: we're missing nearly half of cases through standard testing (if people follow government guidance) by only having narrow list of symptoms, unlike other countries. Something I have kept raising
Underlines why silent #COVID19 transmission is such a problem: more than 80% of positive UK cases in study had no core symptoms
_ Covid: more than 80% of positive UK cases in study had no core symptoms • Guess the “test only with symptoms” idea is seriously misleading
Yet more evidence that a strategy of TEST TEST TEST, TRACK AND TRACE needs to implemented
More than 80% of positive UK cases in study had no core symptoms.
Exactly relying only on isolating and testing those who are symptomatic is insufficient
Very interesting finding here. What's the implication? That Covid-19 is not only more widespread than we've credited, but also far less dangerous?
More than 80% positive cases in Covid study had no core symptoms, says