China suspected of understating coronavirus statistics
US intelligence found out that China and several other countries are underestimating their statistics on morbidity and mortality from COVID-19.
China underestimates the epidemic of the coronavirus COVID-19. US intelligence reported such data in a secret report submitted to US President Donald Trump, Bloomberg reports citing informed sources.
Officials are convinced that ChinaвЂ™s public reporting on the number of cases and the mortality rate is incomplete.
At the same time, it is noted that China is not the only country with suspicious public reporting of coronavirus, according to American politicians.
вЂњWestern officials also pointed to Iran, Russia, Indonesia and especially North Korea, which did not report a single case of the disease, as possible cases of understating statistics. Other countries, including Saudi Arabia and Egypt, may also try to underestimate their performance,вЂќ noted in the message.
Recall that a few days earlier, China announced the cessation of the COVID epidemic in the country.
As reported, at the moment in the world officially nearly 80 thousand patients with COVID-19. In the first place in the number вЂ” the United States.