Coronavirus: Senior Chinese Officials 'Removed' As Death Toll Rises- Bbc News

Published on Feb. 14, 2020
Channel: Bbc News
Category: News & Politics
Source: Youtube

China has "removed" several senior officials over their handling of the coronavirus outbreak - as the death toll rises. Some 242 deaths from the new coronavirus were recorded in the Chinese province of Hubei on Wednesday, the deadliest day of the outbreak. There was also a huge increase in the number of cases, with 14,840 people diagnosed with Covid-19. Hubei has started using a broader definition to diagnose people, which accounts for most of the rise in cases. China sacked two top officials in Hubei province hours after the new figures were revealed. Please subscribe HERE