Hongkongers line up to buy face masks. Chinese health authorities on Wednesday reported 3,694 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, down from 3,887 a day earlier. Photo: AFP Hongkongers line up to buy face masks. Chinese health authorities on Wednesday reported 3,694 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, down from 3,887 a day earlier. Photo: AFP
Hongkongers line up to buy face masks. Chinese health authorities on Wednesday reported 3,694 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, down from 3,887 a day earlier. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: World Health Organisation plays down dip in daily infection rate, saying it might not mean outbreak has peaked

  • ‘Too early to predict’ whether the outbreak is peaking, based on just one data point, says the head of the WHO’s health emergencies programme
  • ‘We are still in the middle of an intense outbreak and we need to be very careful about making any predictions,’ Michael Ryan says

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Hongkongers line up to buy face masks. Chinese health authorities on Wednesday reported 3,694 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, down from 3,887 a day earlier. Photo: AFP Hongkongers line up to buy face masks. Chinese health authorities on Wednesday reported 3,694 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, down from 3,887 a day earlier. Photo: AFP
Hongkongers line up to buy face masks. Chinese health authorities on Wednesday reported 3,694 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, down from 3,887 a day earlier. Photo: AFP
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