Chinese mainland reports 82,692 overall confirmed COVID-19 cases as Wuhan revises figures: official
The overall confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland by Thursday was updated to 82,692, as the city of Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province revised its figures on Friday morning, said an official on Friday.
The death toll on the mainland by Thursday was also renewed to 4,632, said Mi Feng, an official with the National Health Commission at a press conference in Beijing.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wuhan as of the end of April 16 was revised up by 325 to 50,333, and the number of fatalities up by 1,290 to 3,869, according to a notification from the Wuhan municipal headquarters for the COVID-19 epidemic prevention and control.
The revisions were made in accordance with related laws and regulations, as well as the principle of being responsible for history, the people and the deceased, said the notification.