Covid-19 in China: almost 13 thousand people died in hospitals in a week

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Covid-19 in China: Almost 13,000 people died in hospitals in a week

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Chinese authorities reported nearly 13,000 Covid-19 deaths in hospitals between January 13 and 19. A senior health official said the vast majority of the population is already infected,  ; According to MedicalXpress.

It is noted that this message appeared a week after China said that almost 60 thousand people died from Covid-19 a little more than a month. It is said that the statistics The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Saturday that 681 hospitalized patients died of respiratory failure caused by coronavirus infection, and 11,977 people died from other diseases in combination with infection.

Independent forecasting firm Airfinity has estimated that daily deaths from Covid-19 in China will peak at about 36,000 people during the Lunar New Year holiday.

The firm also estimates that more than 600,000 people have died from the disease since China abandoned its zero-spread Covid-19 policy in December.

Prepared by: Sergey Daga 

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