- China has revised its official reports of death toll in Wuhan.
- The country added 1,290 deaths and blamed “delayed reporting” about the inaccuracy.
- Officials defended there were no attempts to cover-up the real statistics.
Originally the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, the city of Wuhan recently added 1,290 deaths to their overall number of fatalities. Now the government is blaming the mistake to “delayed reporting,” denying accusations that there were any attempts to cover-up.
As of April 17, the total death toll of Wuhan now stands at 3,869, which means it went up by around 50% compared with earlier reports. Rumors have been circulating about more deaths in the Chinese port city after photos showing people standing in long lines to collect ashes of cremated loved ones from a funeral home surfaced online.
The country’s state media quoted an unnamed official from Wuhan who explained:
“In the early stage, due to limited hospital capacity and the shortage of medical staff, a few medical institutions failed to connect with local disease control and prevention systems in a timely manner, which resulted in delayed reporting of confirmed cases and some failures to count patients accurately.”
Meanwhile, even some locals admit they’re suspicious about China’s reports.
“The government can’t possibly tell the truth to the public,” a Wuhan taxi driver told Telegraph. “You see in America, it’s so high; they are reporting the real statistics.”
China has often been accused of covering up the real figures of coronavirus patients and deaths.
US President Donald Trump, for example, recently decided to withdraw funding for the World Health Organization, believing the health institution has “mishandled” the crisis an labeling them as “very China centric.”
In a recent media briefing, Trump also said:
“Do you really believe those numbers in this vast country called China. … Does anybody really believe that?… Some countries are in big, big trouble and they’re not reporting the facts — and that’s up to them.”
He has also repeatedly called the disease as the “Chinese virus.”
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Pastor Who Refused To Close His Church Amid Pandemic Dies From Coronavirus
Non-essential establishments were asked to close but he said “I am essential. I’m a preacher — I talk to God.”
- Bishop Gerald O. Glenn of the New Deliverance Evangelistic Church has succumbed to coronavirus.
- The 66-year-old preacher continued holding church services despite local orders to avoid private and public gatherings of more than 10 people.
- He told his congregation that "God is larger than the dreaded virus" and that he will only stop if he ends up in jail or hospital.
Starving Rats Are Turning to ‘Cannibalism’ Amid the COVID-19 Lockdowns
As a result, rats will likely become “smarter, more aggressive and more resilient,” said experts.
- Some rats in the United States are reportedly turning to cannibalism due to food shortage caused by the coronavirus lockdowns.
- This, according to experts, is bad news for us because it means that these rats may turn to become "smarter, more aggressive, and more resilient" in the near future.
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“Nude body yes, uncovered mouth NO!”
- Police told them to at least cover up their mouths while they enjoy the sun in the nude.
- Roughly half of the 150 people sunbathing did not have masks on.
- Public nudity is allowed in certain spots in the Czech Republic.
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