Central China’s Hubei Province holds its daily press conference on coronavirus treatment and control measures in the provincial capital Wuhan. Officials will elaborate on the policy about lifting the lockdown in Hubei Province and making arrangements for resumption of industrial operations in Wuhan City.
Hubei reported only one new case of COVID-19 on Monday, which was in Wuhan. The same day, Wuhan Municipal Health Commission answered netizen’s questions about asymptomatic cases of coronavirus. The commission confessed that asymptomatic cases could possibly drive the spread of coronavirus but did not comprise the most significant factor. For public health, general precautions including wearing masks, washing hands and maintaining distance in public are still needed until the complete end of the pandemic.
In This Story: Covid-19
Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.
Symptoms of coronavirus
The main symptoms of coronavirus are:
- a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
- a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
- shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)
Latest News about Covid-19
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