Skip to comments.Report: Wuhan Province Cremating Hundreds per Day While China Reports Dozens of Virus Deaths
Posted on 02/09/2020 2:44:44 PM PST by SoConPubbie
A shocking report published Saturday local time by the Epoch Times revealed that crematoriums in China are struggling to keep up with the hundreds of bodies they are receiving, suggesting Beijing is undercounting the number of coronavirus deaths in the country.
The Epoch Times, a Chinese-American anti-communist newspaper, sent journalists to speak with the heads of several funeral homes and crematoriums in Hubei province whose capital, Wuhan, is the epicenter of the current novel coronavirus outbreak. The newspaper found that adding up the total number of people cremated per day in several funeral homes yielded a significantly larger number than the official number of deaths tallied since the outbreak began in December.
The Chinese Communist Party alerted the world to the discovery of a new type of coronavirus on January 20, over a month after locals became aware of a disease spreading and 20 days after local officials shut down a wild meat market in Wuhan where the virus is believed to have originated.
According to the Epoch Times, the crematoria were handling “4-5 times the usual cremation volume” per day. Few of those cremated were officially confirmed as coronavirus cases.
“I received 127 corpses yesterday [February 3], and burned 116. Among them, 8 were confirmed [coronavirus cases] on the death certificate and 48 were suspected,” a funeral home director in Hubei using the pseudonym “You Hu” told the newspaper. “I am about to collapse, we are under great pressure now.”
The newspaper offered insight into a larger funeral home in Hankou, a Wuhan neighborhood, which it estimated had the capacity to burn 576 people per day. “. . .
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How long does it take to cremate a body?
How many deaths are uncaused by the virus, but by other factors, such as murder, accidents, suicides caused by the panic?
Population 11 million. 11 million/70 years/365 days = 430 deaths a day expected normally. What percent normally get cremated?
How many bodies did they get a day before the crisis?
You won’t get a straight answer from the PRC.
The next question is how many crematoriums in the area, first thing that came to mind for me is how many industrial burn-off ovens are in the area, I have one used to burn off powder coating racks.
What percent normally get cremated?
Everybody who dies in China is cremated. It is the law. They don’t bury anyone except high officials.
Also, Epoch times is Fal Lung Gong. They sort of have an ax to grind with the PRC government.
“Were they dead?”
“Well, some of ‘em tried to tell me they weren’t, but you know how people lie.”
Somehow I don’t think that China would have an issue disposing of bodies.
Bring Out Your Dead
Post to me or FReep mail to be on/off the Bring Out Your Dead ping list.
The purpose of the Bring Out Your Dead ping list (formerly the Ebola ping list) is very early warning of emerging pandemics, as such it has a high false positive rate.
So far the false positive rate is 100%.
At some point we may well have a high mortality pandemic, and likely as not the Bring Out Your Dead threads will miss the beginning entirely.
*sigh* Such is life, and death...
If a quarantine saves just one child's life, it's worth it.
Dissidents are reportedly being rounded up as well, under pretext of being “sick.”
There you go thinking logically and posing intelligent questions...
Exiled Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui says true death toll closer to 50k, 1.5 million infected coronavirus cases , as Chinese officials burn bodies to cover up the true extent of the crisis..
Why hasn’t the Chinese Ministry of Propaganda reported this? /s
BE PREPARED. It’s not that hard.
Who and what to really believe anymore...so much info and and so much BS from so many bogus sources...just what they wanted in our race to hell society!
There are 3 crematoriums in Wusan and 4 more in the surrounding countryside. 430/7=61 each per day normally - seem really high because many of those dead are buried which is not allowed now. so the per day burned number each is much less than 61
That is just for the city of Wuhan. It is located in the province of Hubei, which has a population of 57 million. So for the province as a whole, 2231 deaths/day are expected under normal conditions.
I have no idea of Chinese funeral practices, but I can tell you that my little rural Oregon town of 30,000 has one cremation facility. Business is so slow that they also use it for dogs and cats that the local vets send them.
It is not hard to imagine a situation where authorities would require cremation of virus victims as a sanitation measure, but that even a relatively low number of excess deaths would overwhelm capacity.
I do not see a reason to think the world is ending.
Wonder how long before we hear from Mr. Guo Wengui again? He may be “quarantined.” Or Shanghai’d .
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