China’s National Health Commission has reported that 59,938 people suffering from corona and other diseases have died in the past 30 days, whose average age was over 80 years. China has stopped giving Corona related daily figures after ending its zero covid policy. Apart from this, borders with other countries have also been opened. Michael Ryan, executive director of the WHO Health Emergencies Programme, has said: “China is underestimating the number of coronavirus-related deaths.” Videos and reports posted from China on social media indicate that the situation is getting worse due to Corona.
Last month, the Zero Covid policy was removed following protests against the government led by Chinese President Xi Jinping. After this, the infection spread rapidly from the Omicron variant of Corona. Due to this, the health system was overwhelmed by the large number of patients in hospitals.
Health experts say that the corona infection is expected to spread faster in China and millions of people fall victim to it every day. A Peking University study claims that around 900 million people in China have been infected with corona this week. It has been said that about 64 percent of China’s population is estimated to be infected with Corona. In India, the central government has made it mandatory for passengers arriving from China, Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Thailand and Singapore to have a negative Covid test. However, the Ministry of Health has said that despite the increase in coronavirus cases, the number of patients admitted to hospital will remain low. Epidemiologist Eric Feigel-Ding has used the term thermonuclear bad for the poor Corona state in China. This means that the hospitals in China are overloaded and cannot handle it.
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