A spokeswoman of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that there had never been an outbreak of corona virus infection in this country.
Trieu Lap Kien, a spokesman for China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said on April 17 that the Chinese government does not allow acts of concealment of the Covid-19 epidemic, and that the country has never had a concealment of a virus outbreak. corona, according to Reuters.
Answering at a regular press conference in Beijing, Zhao also mentioned that Wuhan adjusted the number of cases and deaths due to Covid-19. He affirmed that the adjustment was a consequence of the data verification process to ensure accuracy, while commenting on the review of the data is a common practice in the world.
The same morning, Wuhan health authorities updated the number of cases and deaths from Covid-19 in the city. Accordingly, the number increased by 1,290 cases, from 2,579 to 3,869. The total number of corona virus infections over the past four months in Wuhan has also been revised from 50,008 to 50,333 cases.
Earlier, a number of countries’ leaders and politicians, including US President Donald Trump, had openly doubted the accuracy of the Chinese government figures published about the size of the Covid-19 epidemic in the country. this.
Answering a press conference on April 15 in the White House, Mr. Trump asked the implicit question “does anyone really believe in (figures) of deaths in China”. He also criticized China for “not reporting true” while many countries around the world are struggling.
As of April 17, the total number of published Covid-19 deaths was 4,632, including 1,290 verified and supplemented by Wuhan Health. The total number of cases in China is 82,367 cases.