Residents observe social distancing at a park along the Yangtze River in Wuhan on Wednesday. Photo: AP Residents observe social distancing at a park along the Yangtze River in Wuhan on Wednesday. Photo: AP
Residents observe social distancing at a park along the Yangtze River in Wuhan on Wednesday. Photo: AP

China rejects claims of inaccurate coronavirus death tally in Wuhan

  • Ambassador to France tells French television that long queues at funeral homes in pandemic’s initial epicentre follow easing of traffic restrictions in the city
  • Beijing has not concealed fatality figures, envoy says, after reports casting doubt over official toll

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Residents observe social distancing at a park along the Yangtze River in Wuhan on Wednesday. Photo: AP Residents observe social distancing at a park along the Yangtze River in Wuhan on Wednesday. Photo: AP
Residents observe social distancing at a park along the Yangtze River in Wuhan on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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