China releases data on coronavirus patients with no symptoms
Linda Givetash and Salina Lee17h ago / 9:36 AM UTCChina reported 130 new coronavirus cases who aren’t showing symptoms but risk spreading the disease, as part of new data being released as of Wednesday on asymptomatic patients.There are a total of 1,367 asymptomatic patients under clinical observation, which despite the new cases, is down by 174 people from the previous day, according to health officials. There were also 36 new confirmed cases of people infected with COVID-19, 35 of which had traveled abroad. The new data comes as China begins to lift lockdown measures at the epicenter of the outbreak in Wuhan, where residents fear a resurgence of the disease.Karolina Modig and Saphora Smith17h ago / 9:01 AM UTCSweden defies lockdown trend, bets on citizens acting responsiblyStockholm residents out in the city on Saturday.Jonathan Nackstrand / AFP – Getty ImagesSweden has bucked with the government leaving it up to individuals to act responsibly and decide whether to stay home or not. Restrictions that are in place are far more liberal compared with those of the nation’s neighbors.Public gatherings of more than 50 people are prohibited but there are no restrictions on private meetings, meaning parties and corporate events can still go ahead.