Wuhan, ANI. Doubts are being raised over China’s data on the Corona epidemic. Long queues are held outside Wuhan’s crematoriums to take the ashes of their loved ones. In such a situation, the question arises that how many people died due to this epidemic in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province?
A picture is released showing several trucks coming out of the crematorium carrying the urn
Caixin, a Chinese media institute, has released a picture, in which several trucks are seen carrying 2,500 urns from a crematorium last week. Another photograph shows 3,500 bone urns being kept in the crematorium.
How many bone urns will be there, could not tell the crematorium
According to the media report, the employees working in the crematorium refused to tell how many bone urns are yet to be given to their relatives.
Long queues for taking the bones of loved ones
Some people have complained that they are being deliberately kept waiting for several hours to take the ashes of their loved ones.
People have doubts on the figures of Chinese government
According to Chinese government data, 2,535 people died of corona infection in Wuhan, but people suspect this figure. Some on social media have called for disciplinary action against top officials in Wuhan. These people say that during the lockdown, many people have died, which had symptoms of corona, but they were not tested. During this period, many people died due to lack of proper treatment because doctors could not pay enough attention to them due to the epidemic.
56,007 funerals were held in Wuhan: Civil Affairs Agency
According to figures from the city’s Civil Affairs Agency, 56,007 funerals took place in Wuhan in the fourth quarter of 2019. This number was 1,583 compared to the fourth quarter of 2018 and 2,231 more than the fourth quarter of 2017.
Most tourist destinations in China open after two months of lockdown
Most tourist destinations in China have been reopened after a two-month lockdown. Kufu, the hometown of the Chinese thinker Confucius, has also been opened to the general public, but tourists must wear masks during the excursion and take their temperature as they enter. Metro service has also been started in Wuhan.
45 new cases of infection
Corona infection killed five more people in China on Saturday. All these deaths occurred in Wuhan, but it is a matter of relief that only one case of infection has been reported in Wuhan in the last ten days. On Saturday, 45 new cases of infection were reported across the country. So far, 3,300 people have died in China.