Beijing: As many as 17 new cases of Covid-19 were reported from China’s Hubei and Jilin province. This was informed by the health officials on Friday.
While 16 were identified as asymptomatic from Hubei province, one locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 case was reported in Jilin Province on Thursday, informed the China’s National Health Commission (NHC).
With the new asymptomatic cases, total number of such infections in the province reached to 629.
Asymptomatic cases refer to people who are COVID-19 positive but develop no symptoms such as fever, cough or sore throat. However, they pose a risk of spreading the disease to others.