China revises Covid figures in Wuhan by 50%, death toll mounts to 4,632

Citing data discrepancies, the Wuhan municipal headquarters on Friday revised the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases and deaths

Medical workers hug at the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport after travel restrictions to leave Wuhan were lifted. Photo: Reuters

As of April 16, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Wuhan was raised by 325 cases to 50,333 and the number of fatalities up by 1,290 to 3,869

China’s coronavirus death toll mounted to 4,632 on Friday after it revised the fatality figures by 50 per cent in Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak, as Beijing faced mounting

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First Published: Apr 18 2020 | 2:41 AM IST

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