Authorities in the Chinese city of Wuhan in Hubei province, which became the epicenter of the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, said the number of infected and deaths during the epidemic. This is the Agency Hpia.
In accordance with the new data, the number of deaths during the epidemic increased by 1,290 and built 3869. The number infected increased by 325 – 333 to 50 people.
The Agency said the reasons for the recalculations are:
- The health system was overloaded medical facilities could not take all patients, so some patients died at home without receiving treatment in hospitals;
- Medical personnel were busy with rescue and treatment that lead to delayed, missed and erroneous messages;
- The patients were treated, including in private clinics, which complicated data collection;
- Was information on some of the dead patients was incomplete, reports were repetition and error.