Shanghai authorities are investigating how an elderly patient was mistaken for dead. Photo: Handout
Shanghai authorities are investigating how an elderly patient was mistaken for dead. Photo: Handout

Coronavirus in China: six in firing line after elderly Shanghai patient mistaken for dead triggers new wave of lockdown horror

  • Widely circulated video shows moment morgue workers realise patient is still alive as they load body bag into van
  • Flash district investigation punishes six including district officials and a doctor as incident sparks new wave of anguish in locked down city

Shanghai authorities are investigating how an elderly patient was mistaken for dead. Photo: Handout
Shanghai authorities are investigating how an elderly patient was mistaken for dead. Photo: Handout
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