After the new diagnostic methods are deployed for identifying Coronavirus infection, infected people count soars sky-high to 50000. The death count has doubled from the previous week.
Creating massive flutters in politics, the coronavirus outbreak cost the job of party secretary of Hubei, Jiang Chaoliang. He will be replaced by Ying Yong, the mayor of Shanghai.
The party also ousted Ma Guoqiang, the top official in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province, and replaced him with Wang Zhonglin, formerly the party secretary of the eastern city of Jinan.
The new raise of infections was estimated to be 14840 and counting making the total cases in Hubei as 48,206 and all over china to 59,805. More than 1367 deaths of those who succumbed to the deadly virus in China.