Beijing (EFE).- Two people with masks walk down a street in Shanghai, China.
Critical covid cases in China dropped 72% at the end of January compared to the end of December, at the peak of infections, and daily deaths in hospitals fell by 79%, according to the Center for Disease Control and Information. Disease Prevention (CDC) of the Asian country.
According to the CDC, the peak of infections took place on December 22 of last year, shortly after the authorities dismantled the strict ‘zero covid’ policy.
Hospital deaths reached their daily peak on January 4, at 4,273, but by January 23, the number had dropped to 896, down 79%, according to the CDC.