Cases of infection in the country increased sharply before the World Health Organization (WHO) team visited China on Thursday to ascertain the location of origin of Covid-19. The National Health Commission (NHC) said that 115 new cases of infection were reported in the country on Tuesday, out of which 107 cases are at the local level. At the same time, the remaining cases are related to people from outside. The NHC said that out of the local cases, 90 cases were reported from Hebei province, 16 cases from Heilong Jiang province and one from Shangxi province.
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As of Tuesday, there were 87,706 cases of infection in China, while 4,634 people have died due to infection. Cases of infection in China are increasing at a time when a 10-member WHO team has to travel to Wuhan to find out where the Kovid-19 originated. China’s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that the team will fly from Singapore to Wuhan.
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