The city of Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, reported on April 17 to recalculate the number of Covid-19 deaths from 2,579 to 3,869 cases.
During the inspection and verification of the data of Covid-19 patients across the city, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Wuhan on April 17 confirmed the total number of deaths adjusted from 2,579. to 3,869 (up 50%), according to CGTN.
Although the difference in the number of deaths before and after the review was up to 1,290, the difference in the case statistics was only 325 cases. Specifically, the total number of corona virus infections over the past four months in Wuhan has been adjusted from 50,008 to 50,333 cases.
In particular, the city health agency has eliminated 217 cases initially reported by patients who came to report in many different hospitals. The number of additional cases due to missing statistics was 542, including the causes of late and unreported reporting.
Local authorities said that a statistical review of the number of cases and deaths came from four causes: There were cases of patients dying at home because they were not treated during the outbreak and were not notified. report back; late, wrong or no report from some hospitals during the peak period; untimely reporting at health facilities and field hospitals; Some death certificates are incorrect.
China on 16/4 said the number of domestic infections tends to increase. For the first time in Beijing in the last 3 weeks, new cases of community infections have emerged. The number of new imported cases in the country has decreased slightly, with 34 cases on April 15.
On April 16, Chinese media confirmed that 4,000 Chinese military soldiers had been ordered to withdraw from Hubei province after assessing the outbreak.