Skip to comments.Hear the People!: How Wuhan Residents Are Estimating the True Death Toll...And It's Much Higher Than the Official Number
Posted on 03/30/2020 7:29:05 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Residents of Wuhan, China, even know the government is lying about the death toll from COVID-19, and they’ve figured out as much based on the number of urns funeral homes have been returned to families.
The city has seven large funeral homes, and each has been returning the cremated remains of approximately 500 people to their families every day, and yet, the official government figures put the total death count around 2,500.
#Wuhan residents estimate, based on calculations of cremations and urns now being returned to families, that between 42k-46k (!!) died in city + surrounding areas in the 2.5 months of lockdown. Far more than official figure of 2535 deaths. #COVID19 https://t.co/L1OsFv0VEf— Eileen Guo (@eileenguo) March 29, 2020
Seven funeral homes currently serve Wuhan -- a huge conurbation of three cities: Hankou, Wuchang and Hanyang.
Social media users have been doing some basic math to figure out their daily capacity, while the news website Caixin.com reported that 5,000 urns had been delivered by a supplier to the Hankou Funeral Home in one day alone -- double the official number of deaths.
Some social media posts have estimated that all seven funeral homes in Wuhan are handing out 3,500 urns every day in total.
Funeral homes have informed families that they will try to complete cremations before the traditional grave-tending festival of Qing Ming on April 5, which would indicate a 12-day process beginning on March 23.
Such an estimate would mean that 42,000 urns would be given out during that time. (RFA)
"It can't be right ... because the incinerators have been working round the clock, so how can so few people have died?" one Wuhan resident told RFA last week.
"They started distributing ashes and starting interment ceremonies on Monday," he said.
Other estimates put the figure even higher.
Another popular estimate is based on the cremation capacity of the funeral homes, which run a total of 84 furnaces with a capacity over 24 hours of 1,560 urns city-wide, assuming that one cremation takes one hour.
This calculation results in an estimated 46,800 deaths. (RFA)
During the peak of the epidemic the government brought in cremation workers from across the country to help Wuhan’s crematoriums work around the clock, according to locals.
“Anyone looking at that figure will realize, anyone with any ability to think," one Wuhan resident said of the official figure. "What are they talking about [2,535] people?"
"Seven crematoriums could get through more than that [in a single day]."
There is also the mysterious phenomena in China where 21 million cell phone accounts have disappeared ( cancelled ).
The digitization level is very high in China. People cant survive without a cellphone, Tang Jingyuan, a U.S.-based China affairs commentator, told The Epoch Times on March 21. Dealing with the government for pensions and social security, buying train tickets, shopping no matter what people want to do, they are required to use cellphones.
The Chinese regime requires all Chinese to use their cellphones to generate a health code. Only with a green health code are Chinese allowed to move in China now. Its impossible for a person to cancel his cellphone.
China introduced mandatory facial scans on Dec. 1, 2019, to confirm the identity of the person who registered the phone. As early as Sept. 1, 2010, China required all cellphone users to register phones with their real identification, by which the state can control peoples speech via its large-scale monitoring system.
Furthermore, Chinese peoples bank accounts and social security accounts are bundled with their cellphone plans; apps on Chinese phones check SIM cards against the states database to make sure the number belongs to the user.
Beijing first launched cellphone-based health codes on March 10. All people in China must install a cellphone app and register their personal health information. Then the app can generate a QR code, which appears in three colors, to classify the users health level. Red means the person has an infectious disease, yellow means the person might have one, and green means the person doesnt.
Chinas Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) announced on March 19 the number of phone users in each province in February. Compared with the previous announcement, which was released on Dec. 18, 2019, for November 2019 data, both cellphone and landline users dropped dramatically. In the same period the year before, the number of users increased.
The number of cellphone users decreased from 1.600957 billion to 1.579927 billion, a drop of 21.03 million. The number of landline users decreased from 190.83 million to 189.99 million, a drop of 840,000.
In the previous February, the number increased. According to MIIT, the number of cellphone users increased in February 2019 from 1.5591 billion to 1.5835 billion, which is 24.37 million more. The number of landline users increased from 183.477 million to 190.118 million, which is 6.641 million more.
According to Chinas National Bureau of Statistics, the countrys population at the end of 2019 was 4.67 million larger than in 2018, reaching 1.40005 billion.
Only the politically correct, who are in a state of self induced chronic delusion, believe any statistics or data coming out of China.
I don't think they'd know the truth if it came up and kicked them in the shins,
We have always been at war with Eastasia, Winston................
As long as Amazon still sends me the Chinese stuff I buy, I’m good.
There’s a sale on instant bat noodle soup. FYI...
Theres a sale on instant bat noodle soup. FYI...
(tastes like chicken)
So, am I to assume that in a city of 10 Million people plus its suburbs, that none of them have ever passed away before from anything other than bat gazpacho flu?
China reported a death rate (TOTAL) of 7000 per 1,000,000 people in 2017. Wuhan + surrounding area, say 14 Million?
In a TYPICAL year, that part of the world will deal with 98,000 human remains from all causes. Not saying the chicoms are telling the truth, but some of the alarmist crap needs to be thought upon...
Boris Johnson, presumably using MI-6 sources, both sigint and humint, postulates that the total Chinese death toll is 40x the published numbers. That would bring it to the 120K level.
RE: So, am I to assume that in a city of 10 Million people plus its suburbs,
Make that 11 million people ( latest estimate ). 3 million more than our largest city — NYC.
All countries will soon have the Coronavirus.
But China got it Right off the Bat.
Why would the media report this? It is not even remotely believable. The Chinese have not even come clean on the Tienanmen Square victim numbers.
The media lack even the basic understanding of politics/math!!!
Theres a sale on instant bat noodle soup. FYI...
You mean there is still some left on the shelves? LOL
Where did you get that info?
I would really like to know what President Trump knows as to the true numbers.
“There is also the mysterious phenomena in China where 21 million cell phone accounts have disappeared ( cancelled ).”
Could be the Govt working to shut some individuals up? Also if they are not working how many in China can afford a phone? It’s not a right over there.
And Hillary believes that we are #1 at 2500. Scumbag.
Well kicking out foreign journalists is sketchy, isn’t it?
Coronachan bat flavored ramen.
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