COVID-19 Impact on China’s Population Unknown

NTD Newsroom
By NTD Newsroom
January 18, 2023China in Focus

It’s unclear how much of a toll the COVID-19 pandemic has had on China’s population.

That’s due to what many call a lack of transparency on data coming out of China, but some unusual numbers have brought the true scale of pandemic’s death toll under suspicion.

One example came in 2020, when China’s biggest cellphone carriers reported losing 21 million subscriptions in the first two months of that year, when the pandemic first hit China.


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