China Expands Hospitals, ICUs as Covid Surges, Top Expert Says ‘Country to See Lakhs of Cases’


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China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as it rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes despite rising infections. The country on Sunday reported 8,838 new Covid-19 infections, however, the top expert has predicted hundreds of thousands of cases in the coming days. Zhong Nanshan, China’s top respiratory expert, said “Only a few thousands (positive infections) have been truly diagnosed and we see that hundreds of thousands or tens of thousands of people infected in several cities.” “One infected person can spread it (the infection) to 18 others,” Zhong...