In the Italian city 40% of those infected with coronavirus had symptoms


Scientists have conducted research in Italy.

In the town in Northern Italy 40% of people infected with coronavirus has been sick, has no symptoms. This is stated in a study conducted by the University of Padua (Italy) and London Imperial College, reports the with reference to the Correspondent.

“About 40 percent of patients with positive results had no symptoms of illness,” the researchers say.

Since all identified infected citizens — like symptoms, and without — were isolated, the researchers believe that it helped to slow the spread of the disease, effectively constraining it within a few weeks.

Also the results show that the virus was in the body of patients on average, from 8 to 14 days. Thus, managed to find proof that mass screening combined with isolation of infected can quickly halt an outbreak.

In the town of Vaud, with a population of about 3,200 people, had a strict quarantine for 14 days after the first in Italy to death from the coronavirus on February 21.

Recall that in Zhytomyr region man suspected COVID-19 was found dead in the hospital.