Jan 26, 2023 04:27 PM

Covid Deaths Fall Nearly 80% From January Peak, China CDC Says

What’s new: The number of Covid deaths in China has dropped nearly 80% from a peak this month and the number of critically ill Covid patients fell 72% from its daily peak, according to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

In a statement published Wednesday, the CDC said Covid deaths in Chinese hospitals declined to 896 on Monday from a peak of 4,273 on Jan. 4. Meanwhile, the number of seriously ill patients in hospitals fell to 36,000 on Monday from a peak of 128,000 on Jan. 5.

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