China virus toll revised downward after deaths double-counted; US bemoans 'lack of transparency'
Friday, 14 February 2020 () Beijing (AFP) Feb 14, 2020
China's death toll from the new coronavirus epidemic was revised downwards to 1,380 on Friday after officials said some fatalities had been counted more than once. The National Health Commission removed 108 deaths after discovering "duplicate statistics" in hard-hit central Hubei province, according to its daily update, without providing more details. The commission also subtracted 1,043
The novel coronavirus has infected more than 73,243 people globally, mostly in mainland China.
The global death toll is at least 1,868, with one death each in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines..
Beijing (AFP) Feb 19, 2020
The death toll from China's new coronavirus epidemic jumped to 2,112 on Thursday after 108 more people died in Hubei province, the... Terra Daily Also reported by •SeattlePI.com •IndiaTimes