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Coronavirus- 80% Positive Cases have no symptoms

Coronavirus- 80% Positive Cases have no symptoms

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) ,only 22% of people testing positive for Coronavirus reported having symptoms on the day of their test. This means, asymptomatic transmission is the major spreading way of the pandemic.In asymptomatic transformation, the spread of the virus by people who aren’t aware they’re carrying the virus. This affect worse to those who have a low immunity.

Report says, the health and social care staff appeared to be more likely to test positive.

On Monday the UK Prime Minister talked about how asymptomatic spread may have contributed to Coronavirus cases in care homes. His comments were provoked anger among the staffs of came home sector, but he later apologized on his comments.

Asymptomatic transformation was warned by the the World Health Organisation and the government ‘s scientific advisors, but they weren’t able to quantify how great a risk was.

In an ONS study shows, 22% infected people show the symptoms on the day of test and a 33% of people testing positive for Coronavirus reported having symptoms either on the day of their test or at their previous or subsequent test.

So the 78% not reporting symptoms on the day of test includes “ pre- symptomatic “ people as well as “asymptomatic”- those who will never develop noticeable symptoms.

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