Health officials in China have published the first details of more than 44,000 cases of Covid-19, in the biggest study since the outbreak began.
Data from the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CCDC) affirms that more than 80% of the cases have been mild, with the sick and elderly most at risk.
The research also points to the high risk to medical staff.
A Hospital Director in the city of Wuhan died from the virus on Tuesday.
China’s latest official figures released put the overall death toll at 1,868 and 72,436 infections.