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Coronavirus: Chinese students rejoin schools in Wuhan


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

06th May, 2020. 05:58 pm
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Chinese youngsters in the global virus epicenter of Wuhan filed back to class on Wednesday, the students rejoined school on Wednesday (May 6) after the global coronavirus pandemic.

According to the details, youngsters were wearing masks and walking in single file past thermal scanners to fight against the COVID-19

The senior students in 121 institutions were back in front of digital displays and chalk boards for the first time after the January’s lockdown.

The school and campuses have been disinfected and cleaned before the reopening of institutions.

The local media of China said, some schools spaced out their desks and organised smaller class sizes to perform the social distancing.

China to lift travel curbs on Hubei province, including Wuhan

Earlier, Chinese officials, after reviewing the death toll from the coronavirus on April 17 last week, revealed that the actual number of deaths from COVID-19 in China was 5,512, not 3,869.

Chinese officials explained that by reviewing the figures it has revealed that authorities had not included the 1,290 deaths in the data.

Chinese officials added 1290 fatalities from the April 17 death toll, and confirmed that the total and actual deaths from Coronavirus in China were 5,512.

However, Chinese officials did not indicate any increase in the number of COVID-19 patients, after reviewing  the figures.

But now health experts of Hong Kong have revealed that the actual number of coronavirus patients in China is four times higher than the number reported by the authorities.

The experts from the Hong Kong School of Public Health, published an article in the medical journal ‘The Lancet’, states that It is possible that by February 20, 2020, the number of corona patients in China would have risen to 232000, not 55,000.

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