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China Revises COVID-19 Death Toll in Wuhan Upwards by 50% Since Outbreak First Emerged

HeadlineApr 17, 2020

China has revised the death toll from COVID-19 in Wuhan upward by 50%, saying nearly 3,900 people have died since the novel coronavirus first emerged in the city of 11 million people late last year. The revised death toll came as China reported its economy shrank 6.8% in the first three months of 2020 — ending nearly 50 years of uninterrupted economic growth.

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