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After China, others may Update death tolls: WHO

Last updated on April 19, 2020

Wuhan confessed missteps in tallying its death toll, suddenly increasing the town’s count by 50 percent.

The WHO stated Wuhan was overrun by the virus, which emerged in town in December, and the police were too swamped to guarantee every passing and disease was correctly listed.

Maria van Kerkhove, the WHO’s COVID-19 technical guide, stated, “I’d expect that lots of nations will be in a similar situation where they might need to return and review documents “

Wuhan’s additional 1,290 deaths to its toll, increasing the amount to 3,869, also added a further 325 instances, bringing the cases into 50,333.

Michael Ryan, the WHO’s crisis manager, stated, “All nations will confront this.”

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