90% of people in China province Henan infected with COVID: official
As China battles an unprecedented COVID surge, nearly 90% of Henan — the third-most populous province — has been infected with the virus, a top health official said Monday.
Kan Quancheng, director of the health commission for central Henan province, said that as of Jan. 6, the infection rate was 89%.
With Henan’s population being about 99.4 million, the data would suggest that 88.5 million residents have been positive for COVID.
Visits to fever clinics hit their peak on Dec. 19 — mere weeks after China began easing its brutal “zero-COVID”...