c19economics

Asymptomatic transmission

Hi all, what is the working assumption on the % of Covid-19 positive population that is asymptomatic? For info we are London Borough of Tower Hamlets, in case helpful to know e.g. if our demographics and passive testing rates influence it.
Thanks!
Polly Ashmore

@PollyAshmore Hi there, you may find these links helpful :slight_smile:

https://www.journalofinfection.com/article/S0163-4453(20)30653-8/fulltext

This study from early in the pandemic estimated that asymptomatic individuals were the source for 69% (20–85%) of all infections