In China, it has been reported that 80 percent of the population have been affected with the virus. Remotely, for more than the past two to three months, people have been infected, a prominent government scientist averred on Saturday.
Wu Zunyou, chief epidemiologist at the China Center for Disease Control and Prevention claimed that the movement in massive chunks during the ongoing Lunar New Year holiday may boost the spread of infection in some areas, however it is not probable that a second COVID wave would arrive.
Travel across the country during the holiday season have been restrained by the government, suspending holiday reunions under eased COVID curbs, increasing tension across the rural landscape in the country.
China have reached the highest point in admission of COVID patients in fever clinics, emergency rooms in critical conditions, a National Health Commission official reported on Thursday.
Near about 60,000 infected people have succumbed to COVID in hospital as of Jan. 12, a government data stated. However, some experts claim that the numbers are understatedsome people die at home, while in some cases the doctors have been discouraged to cite the cause of death.