Deaths in province at heart of outbreak rise by 116, with 4,823 confirmed cases, a marked decline on the previous day’s increases
An explanation here for shifting numbers.
China’s National Health Commission has said it removed 108 deaths from its national total because it made a statistical error, according to Agence France-Presse.
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Reports here of lockdowns and quarantine measures that have begun to start in Shanghai.
I have been put under Home quarantine for 14 days after returning to Shanghai. For my neighbours, only 1 person per household is allowed out once a day. Some renters are being denied access to their homes. This is a city increasingly in lockdown. #coronavirus pic.twitter.com/UMEmbTa8PN