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Covid infection in Wuhan three times higher than official figure: study

The Hindu Business Line | 08/01/2021 07:03 PM | Click to read full article

A new study carried out by researchers in China has revealed that the actual figure of the coronavirus infection in Wuhan, where Covid-19 was first identified in 2019, could be three times higher than the official figure.

The researchers have speculated that around 1,68,000 Wuhan residents were infected with SARS-CoV-2, compared to the official number of 50,340 hospitalised cases.