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Coronavirus: China

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 27985, tabled on 11 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the most recent (a) official and (b) modelled prevalence rate of covid-19 is in (i) Hubei province and (ii) mainland China.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

17 March 2020

The latest cumulative number of cases, as published by the Chinese Health Commission at 24:00 on 11 March 2020 is 80,793 cases in mainland China and 67,781 cases in Hubei province. This data is published here at the following link:

http://www.nhc.gov.cn/xcs/yqtb/202003/37c1536b6655473f8c2120ebdc475731.shtml

The Chinese Health Commission does not publish prevalence rates.

Public Health England stopped modelling China on 12 February 2020. This corresponded with multiple changes to how China counted cases. No figures are held.

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