The microblog: 2022.04.05 10:19:55

2022.04.05 10:19:55 (1511257311779586049) from Daniel J. Bernstein:

Systematic testing yesterday in Shanghai reported 268 symptomatic cases + 13086 asymptomatic, a remarkable ratio: (Updates: Omicron's nasal affinity contributing to "stealth" spread? Inadequate compensation for reporting symptoms?

2022.04.05 16:52:49 (1511356189082546177) from Daniel J. Bernstein:

Another theory (mentioned in, e.g., is that many of the asymptomatic cases are actually presymptomatic. To check this directly, would want to track finer-grained data showing how many symptomatic cases were previously labeled as asymptomatic cases.