CDC Estimates 35% Of Infections Are Asymptomatic
CDC ESTIMATES THAT 35% OF CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS ARE ASYMPTOMATIC, 0.4% OF SICK PEOPLE WITH COVID-19 WILL DIE
(CNN) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates about 35% of people infected with coronavirus are asymptomatic.
And it says about .4% of people who develop COVID-19 will die from it.
The numbers are part of new guidance the CDC is providing leaders to help them with planning .
The agency says more than three percent of people who show symptoms will require hospitalization.
But, that number is more than double for seniors.
The agency lays out possible scenarios for the future of the pandemic.
In the most severe version, the CDC suggests a one-percent death rate.