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China Covid Surge: Likely seeing 1 million cases, 5,000 deaths a day

Updated On Dec 22, 2022 02:56 PM IST
  • China grapples with what is expected to be the biggest outbreak the world has ever seen, according to a new analysis.
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As Covid-19 infections soar across China, the country is likely experiencing 1 million infections and 5,000 virus deaths every day. It is believed that China's current situation has been driven by the BF.7 sub-variant of Omicron that is circulating in that country. (Bloomberg) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 22, 2022 02:56 PM IST

As Covid-19 infections soar across China, the country is likely experiencing 1 million infections and 5,000 virus deaths every day. It is believed that China's current situation has been driven by the BF.7 sub-variant of Omicron that is circulating in that country. (Bloomberg)

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China reported 2,966 new cases on December 21 and there have been fewer than 10 Covid deaths since the beginning of December. (Bloomberg) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 22, 2022 02:56 PM IST

China reported 2,966 new cases on December 21 and there have been fewer than 10 Covid deaths since the beginning of December. (Bloomberg)

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According to Airfinity Ltd., a London-based analytics firm, his current wave may see the daily case rate rise to 3.7 million in January. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 22, 2022 02:56 PM IST

According to Airfinity Ltd., a London-based analytics firm, his current wave may see the daily case rate rise to 3.7 million in January. (AFP)

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“The official data is unlikely to be a true reflection of the outbreak being experienced across the country,” said Louise Blair, Airfinity’s head of vaccines and epidemiology, in a statement. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 22, 2022 02:56 PM IST

“The official data is unlikely to be a true reflection of the outbreak being experienced across the country,” said Louise Blair, Airfinity’s head of vaccines and epidemiology, in a statement. (AFP)

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There is a shortage of antiviral medicines like Pfizer Inc.’s Paxlovid in the market which is sending people to the black market for pills. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 22, 2022 02:56 PM IST

There is a shortage of antiviral medicines like Pfizer Inc.’s Paxlovid in the market which is sending people to the black market for pills. (REUTERS)

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Hospitals are being overwhelmed with patients and crematoriums are being pushed well beyond their capacity. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 22, 2022 02:56 PM IST

Hospitals are being overwhelmed with patients and crematoriums are being pushed well beyond their capacity. (AP)

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A Shanghai hospital informed its staff to prepare for a "tragic battle" with Covid-19. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 22, 2022 02:56 PM IST

A Shanghai hospital informed its staff to prepare for a "tragic battle" with Covid-19. (AFP)

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China reported no new COVID deaths for a second consecutive day on December 21. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 22, 2022 02:56 PM IST

China reported no new COVID deaths for a second consecutive day on December 21. (AP)

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"This year's Christmas Eve, New Year's Day, and the Lunar New Year are destined to be unsafe," the Shanghai Deji Hospital said. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 22, 2022 02:56 PM IST

"This year's Christmas Eve, New Year's Day, and the Lunar New Year are destined to be unsafe," the Shanghai Deji Hospital said. (AP)

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