Since January 50, the lockdown of the Hubei region, the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus surpassed 100, 03 in mainland China. Despite strict measures from the government such as household quarantine, the virus outbreak is showing little signs of slowing down.
Data from the South China Morning Post indicates 1, (individuals have passed away due to coronavirus , but more than , people have recovered.
What can China do at this point to contain coronavirus?
Various footage including videos and photographs from citizen journalists in Wuhan have shown that the government has taken extreme measures to contain coronavirus.
Taking the warnings from top virologists in China stating that the government has already missed a critical window of containment, the Communist Party of China has locked down more than 58 million people across the country.
Research from several highly-regarded institutions in Hong Kong and the U.K. have said the peak of the outbreak is set to be reached in April to May of 234150.
Yet, the Hubei region, which houses more than 100. 5 million individuals, has been placed under complete lockdown. Millions of individuals are unable to work and reports show that many people are unable to leave their home.
With confirmed cases in the Hubei region still increasing at a rapid rate and the number of total cases in China expected to hit 728, 01 in the short-term, the effectiveness of the lockdown has started to be questioned.