Reported Corona Virus Cases in China Massively Under Counted Due to Shortage of Diagnostic Kits and Layers of Bureaucracy

The Gateway Pundit | 1/26/2020 | Staff
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The official numbers from China for cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) are massively under counted due to a shortage of diagnostic kits because of overwhelming demand and a multi-layered bureaucracy that takes days or weeks to designate each case. The official count reported Sunday in China is 1975 cases with 56 deaths. A video by a nurse posted two days ago claimed 90,000 cases in Hubei Province, its Wuhan city and China.

This video of another nurse is unconfirmed, however it tracks with other reporting:

Report - Renwu - Publication - January - Details

A report by Renwu, a Chinese publication, published January 23 details the shortages and bureaucracy that help explain the disparity between official numbers and the videos of death and emotional breakdowns in Wuhan hospitals and the extraordinary actions by the Chinese government.

Provinces are being locked down, roads are blocked with berms and large concrete blocks, travel being restricted and pop-up hospitals are being constructed.

Hospital - Videos - Reporters

Several of the hospital videos have been confirmed by reporters as authentic.

Renwu excerpt (via translation):

€?Patients - Wuhan - Situation - Lack - Kits

…Patients in Wuhan are in a difficult situation because of the lack of kits, which cannot be diagnosed and treated. Similar situations have occurred in not only Guangji Tongji Hospital, but also designated hospitals in Wuhan, such as Tongji Hospital Headquarters, Wuhan First Hospital, Sixth Hospital, Wuhan Red Cross Hospital, Wuhan Pulmonary Hospital and other popular hospitals. The patients who were lucky enough to use the kit were called “winning the lottery” by other patients.

In the Wuhan area, kits are also in short supply. The National Health and Medical Commission issued a notice on January 19 stating that “a new coronavirus nucleic acid detection kit has been issued, and all regions are required to strengthen the detection. ” Only the first batch of kits was received at the designated hospital for viral pneumonia this time, and the number was...
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