In the Chinese city of Wuhan retroactively discovered hundreds of deaths due to the coronavirus

In the Chinese city of Wuhan, where it was first recorded outbreak of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, hindsight revealed 1290 deaths associated with the infection. This is with reference to the Chinese TV reports Reuters.

“In the early stages due to the limited capacity of hospitals and shortage of medical personnel, several hospitals were unable to contact local centers for control and prevention”, — quotes Agency the statement of the authorities.

in Total, the city now has 3869 deaths from diseases caused by coronavirus, a new type. Also, discovered another 325 cases of infection — which increases the total number in the city to 50333. The population of Wuhan is over 11 million people.

according to the Agency, local doctors in conversations with journalists on the official press rounds admitted that in the early days of the epidemic might have died unaccounted for a certain number of people, but stipulated that they do not represent the Chinese state, saying this, and no official data available.

In recent days, according to the authorities of the PRC, became aware of the 26 new cases, less than 46 infected the day before. Only China has 82.3 thousand cases, but are not considered infected without serious symptoms, such as fever or cough.

In early April, US intelligence presented the White house a secret report, which said that China hides true extent of the epidemic of coronavirus in the country. In particular, Beijing was suspected of underestimation as the total number of cases of infection and deaths from infection. U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo has publicly called for China and other countries to be transparent in relation to statistics on the coronavirus.

the Representative of the foreign Ministry of China Hua Chunying responded by saying that Beijing has always adhered to an open position relative to the publication of data about the epidemic of coronavirus.

Outbreak of pneumonia COVID-19 caused by a new type of coronavirus, was first recorded in December 2019 in Wuhan. March 11, the world health organization announced that the situation can be characterized as a pandemic.