China is hiding the extent of the outbreak of coronavirus, understating the number of cases and number of deaths. This is stated in a secret US intelligence report, the contents of which became known to the Agency Bloomberg.
Officials familiar with the report, conclude that the Chinese authorities acted intentionally. The two sides called the official statistics are fake.
In addition, the methodology used for calculating in China was changed several times. From the General statistics exclude asymptomatic cases, and then add them.
Vice-President Mike Pence in an interview with CNN on April 1 said that the whole world could be in a better position if Chinese authorities were “more candid”. Available data suggests that the Chinese are faced with a new virus in December, and a month earlier, said Penny.
According to Bloomberg, to understate the official number of cases can also Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia, and North Korea still had not recorded a single case COVID-19.
According to data from the National health Committee of China, from the beginning of the outbreak were infected 81 589 people, 3318 of them died. Recently diagnosed COVID-19 in the country put only to people arriving from abroad.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in China. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University on April 2, total number of infected people in the world exceeded 956 thousand, of which more than 202 thousand was recovered, and about 48.5 thousand died.