Las muertes por Covid en China podrían superar con mucho los datosoficiale
February 16, 2023 - China dice que 83.150 de sus ciudadanos han muerto desde el inicio de la pandemia de Covid-19 a fines de diciembre de 2019, pero muchos epidemiólogos creen que el total es mucho mayor.
In December 2022, China relaxed its strict “Zero Covid” restrictions and saw an explosion in cases and deaths.
However, China’s official Covid-19 death toll (as of February 9, 2023) stands at 83,150 people – making it the the lowest death rate per capita of any major country.
This seems unlikely, due in part to China only counting deaths in hospitals and for a long time only counting Covid deaths caused by respiratory failure – discounting other causes such as liver, kidney or cardiac failure.
Epidemiologists have been working to piece together a realistic tally based on various aspects of China’s response to the pandemic and believe the true figure is likely between 1 million and 1.5 million casualties.