More than 1,500 people have been placed under medical observation after testing positive for the coronavirus without showing symptoms, according to Chinese health authorities.

Over 200 of these patients arrived from overseas. As asymptomatic cases raise concerns, the government has stepped up efforts for monitoring such patients, announcing that from April 1 the number of asymptomatic cases will be reported daily.

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Associated Press 11 May 2020 11:44 CEST

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