In China, where the coronavirus has spread late last year, authorities say they have stopped the spread of COVID-19.
According to Chinese authorities, only a dozen people have been diagnosed with the coronavirus in recent days, most of them foreigners. At the height of the epidemic, the virus was found in thousands of people a day in China
According to the state-run Xinhua news agency, about 3,000 people are being treated for coronavirus infections. More than 70,000 people were healed and about 3,000 died. Three people have died of the coronavirus in the past day. ⠀ ⠀ A few days ago, the United States and Italy surpassed China in the number of people infected with the virus.
However, Chinese authorities fear a second wave of the epidemic as the virus is found in foreigners. A few days ago, China stopped admitting foreigners. The British Guardian writes that Chinese foreigners are worried that the virus could be transmitted. According to Chinese officials, quarantine measures have been taken in Wuhan, the epicenter of the epidemic. Air communication between Wuhan and a number of cities has been restored. He started working in the metro. From April 8, residents of the city will be able to move freely. ⠀ ⠀ Western media and some experts are skeptical of the official data of the Chinese authorities on the number of infected and dead people. Local doctors say the statistics are understated. There is no independent source that confirms the accuracy of statistics in China. Coronavirus information is strictly censored in the country
SOURCE: RFE / RL