The number of new suspected cases of coronavirus is falling but severe cases are still on the rise. Photo: EPA-EFE
The number of new suspected cases of coronavirus is falling but severe cases are still on the rise. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: severe cases up but ‘signs of faster diagnosis’ in China

  • Chinese health expert says increase in more serious patients is not a sign of deadlier virus
  • Assessment of new caseload at various sites needed to determine if outbreak has peaked, former WHO epidemiologist says

The number of new suspected cases of coronavirus is falling but severe cases are still on the rise. Photo: EPA-EFE
The number of new suspected cases of coronavirus is falling but severe cases are still on the rise. Photo: EPA-EFE
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