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Covid-19 infections, deaths in China continue to be high despite falling numbers outside Hubei Province

February 15, 2020 4:49 am0 comments
Covid-19 infections, deaths in China continue to be high despite falling numbers outside Hubei Province

(TibetanReview.net, Feb14’20) – China reported a sharp increase in number of confirmed Covit-19 infections on Feb 13 as a result of what was stated to be the use of a “broader definition” of cases. The number of newly confirmed cases on Feb 13 was 5,090 and the deaths 121 from […]

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Tibetan nurse reportedly forced to volunteer to Wuhan as Chinese didn’t want to go

February 14, 2020 2:26 pm0 comments
Tibetan nurse reportedly forced to volunteer to Wuhan as Chinese didn’t want to go

(TibetanReview.net, Feb13’20) – A claim by China’s official media that a Tibetan nurse in Tsoshar (Chinese: Haidong) prefecture of Qinghai Province had volunteered to go and serve in Wuhan has been rejected as a lie and was reported to have occurred under coercion and without the knowledge of her family. […]

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Lone COVID-19 patient in Tibet Autonomous Region discharged

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Lone COVID-19 patient in Tibet Autonomous Region discharged

(TibetanReview.net, Feb13’20) – China says its only officially confirmed COVID-19 patient in Tibet Autonomous Region, a visitor from China, was discharged from hospital on Feb 12 afternoon after an 18-day treatment, rendering the region free of the still little understood raging infectious disease. Earlier, on Feb 8, 32 people known […]

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China tweaks COVID-19 infection figures; limits reporting of totals – still very high – to Hubei

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China tweaks COVID-19 infection figures; limits reporting of totals – still very high – to Hubei

(TibetanReview.net, Feb13’20) – The total number of confirmed cases in the hard-hit province is now 48,206, including 14,840 new such cases on Rather than providing figures for the whole country as before, China on Feb 12 mentioned totals for the COVID-19 infection’s spread and fatality only in Hubei province whose […]

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Wuhan novel coronavirus named as COVID-19 as infections, death toll continue unabated

February 13, 2020 3:14 am0 comments
Wuhan novel coronavirus named as COVID-19 as infections, death toll continue unabated

(TibetanReview.net, Feb12’20) – The novel coronavirus which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan in early Dec 2019 has been formally named on Feb 11 by the World Health Organization (WHO) as COVID-19. The infection has claimed 2,015 new confirmed cases and 97 deaths in mainland China on Feb 11, […]

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Wuhan coronavirus death toll crosses 1000, situation ‘still very grave’ at epicentre

February 12, 2020 12:55 am0 comments
Wuhan coronavirus death toll crosses 1000, situation ‘still very grave’ at epicentre

(TibetanReview.net, Feb11’20) – The official death toll from the raging novel coronavirus infection across mainland China climbed to 1,016 with 42,638 confirmed cases as of Feb 10, reported China’s official chinadaily.com.cn Feb 11. These included 108 deaths on Feb 10, yet another daily record. The number of newly confirmed cases […]

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Wuhan virus cited to ban large-scale Tibetan New Year gatherings in capital Lhasa

February 11, 2020 2:56 am0 comments
Wuhan virus cited to ban large-scale Tibetan New Year gatherings in capital Lhasa

(TibetanReview.net, Feb10’20) – Although Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) has only one confirmed Wuhan coronavirus infection, which was reported on Jan 29, with no report on any new suspected case, China has cancelled large-scale activities on Tibetan New Year celebrations, which begin on Feb 24, in capital Lhasa. The ban was […]

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Confirmed Wuhan coronavirus infections in China touch 40,171, deaths 908; virus confirmed to be airborne as well

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Confirmed Wuhan coronavirus infections in China touch 40,171, deaths 908; virus confirmed to be airborne as well

(TibetanReview.net, Feb10’20) – Chinese health authorities have said Feb 10 that they had received reports of 3,062 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 97 deaths from it on Feb 9 from across the country, as against 2,656 and 89 respectively reported the day before. Also reported on Feb […]

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Wuhan coronavirus fatalities cross SARS record

February 10, 2020 1:37 am0 comments
Wuhan coronavirus fatalities cross SARS record

(TibetanReview.net, Feb09’20) – With still no sign that the spread of the novel coronavirus pneumonia infection may be peaking, the death toll from the rampaging disease has now crossed the 774 worldwide fatalities of the 2002-03 SARS infection. The number of confirmed cases rose to 37,198, including 2,656 on Feb […]

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Thirty-two under observation for Wuhan coronavirus infection in ‘Tibet’ discharged, annual religious gathering cancelled

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Thirty-two under observation for Wuhan coronavirus infection in ‘Tibet’ discharged, annual religious gathering cancelled

(TibetanReview.net, Feb09’20) – None of the 32 people who were known to have had contact with the only reported case of novel coronavirus pneumonia infection in Tibet Autonomous Region, reported on Jan 29, had contracted the disease and were discharged on Feb 8 from the different hospitals in which they […]

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