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HOW PREVALENT ARE SILENT CARRIERS?

An important question now that we know asymptomatic contagion is likely a real phenomenon.

April 2nd
78% of Chinese cases donít show symptoms
Published in the British Medical Journal
Looked at 166 new infections in a 24 hour period.

April 10th
Half of Iceland's cases never showed symptoms
The island nation has tested more of its population for COVID-19 than any other country.

April 15th
37% of asymptomatic homeless men tested positive
Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program.
Looked at the 397 residents of a homeless shelter.

April 17th
32% random bystanders tested positive
Chelsea, a virus hotspot of Massachusetts.
of the 200, half did have at least one symptom.