China won’t report asymptomatic COVID cases in further shift


              Residents wearing masks walk near the forbidden city in Beijing, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. China's National Health Commission scaled down its daily COVID-19 report starting Wednesday in response to a sharp decline in PCR testing since the government eased antivirus measures after daily cases hit record highs. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A worker directs a visitor to the Forbidden City in Beijing, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. China's National Health Commission scaled down its daily COVID-19 report starting Wednesday in response to a sharp decline in PCR testing since the government eased antivirus measures after daily cases hit record highs. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Workers deliver meals for staff in front of the Forbidden City in Beijing, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. China's National Health Commission scaled down its daily COVID-19 report starting Wednesday in response to a sharp decline in PCR testing since the government eased antivirus measures after daily cases hit record highs. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A worker wearing mask stands on duty outside the Forbidden City in Beijing, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. China's National Health Commission scaled down its daily COVID-19 report starting Wednesday in response to a sharp decline in PCR testing since the government eased antivirus measures after daily cases hit record highs. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A man receives an IV drip at the fever clinic in the Puren Hospital in Beijing, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. China's National Health Commission scaled down its daily COVID-19 report starting Wednesday in response to a sharp decline in PCR testing since the government eased antivirus measures after daily cases hit record highs. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)
            
              Visitors wear masks at the children's hospital n Beijing, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. China's National Health Commission scaled down its daily COVID-19 report starting Wednesday in response to a sharp decline in PCR testing since the government eased antivirus measures after daily cases hit record highs. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)
            
              A person waits in the hallway of the fever clinic in the Puren Hospital in Beijing, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. China's National Health Commission scaled down its daily COVID-19 report starting Wednesday in response to a sharp decline in PCR testing since the government eased antivirus measures after daily cases hit record highs. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)
            
              Pharmacist Zhu Qianqian prepares medication for a customer at a pharmacy in Beijing, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. China's National Health Commission scaled down its daily COVID-19 report starting Wednesday in response to a sharp decline in PCR testing since the government eased antivirus measures after daily cases hit record highs. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)
            
              A pharmacist prepares medication for sale at a pharmacy in Beijing, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. China's National Health Commission scaled down its daily COVID-19 report starting Wednesday in response to a sharp decline in PCR testing since the government eased antivirus measures after daily cases hit record highs. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)
            
              A woman tends to a child at the fever clinic of a Children's hospital in Beijing, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. China's National Health Commission scaled down its daily COVID-19 report starting Wednesday in response to a sharp decline in PCR testing since the government eased antivirus measures after daily cases hit record highs. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)
            
              A masked man walks by a resident who registers to get his COVID-19 throat swab near barricades laying around a coronavirus testing site in Beijing, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. China's National Health Commission scaled down its daily COVID-19 report starting Wednesday in response to a sharp decline in PCR testing since the government eased antivirus measures after daily cases hit record highs. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China won’t report asymptomatic COVID cases in further shift