Chinese authorities released statistics for the peak of the outbreak.

More than 7 million people were infected with COVID in a single day.

While the death toll exceeded 4,000 bodies per day.

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that

Statistics found that people infected with COVID-19

The country's highest single day occurred on Dec. 22 last year with more than 7 million infections, while the highest death toll was recorded at 4,273 on Jan. 4, 2023 alone.

However, the CDC also stated that

The number of critically ill patients from COVID-19 dropped 72% from a peak of 128,000 on Jan. 4 to 36,000 on Jan. 23. The number of people hospitalized also dropped 79 percent, from a peak of 4,273 on Jan. 4 to 896 on Jan. 23.

The figures were released on the CDC China website after Dr. Wu Sunyou, chief epidemiologist at China's Center for Disease Control and Prevention, released the figures.

China said over the weekend that 80 percent of China's 1.4 billion people have been infected with COVID-19, raising the likelihood of a resurgence of the virus within the next few months.

The National Health Commission said last week that

China has passed the peak of the outbreak.

in terms of the number of infections in clinics, emergency rooms, and critically ill patients

After almost 60,000 people died in hospitals within a month until January 12, 2023.

But some experts believe that number is underestimated.

because the death toll at home was not included

And many doctors are reluctant to attribute deaths to COVID-19.

source: cna