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Study predicts 36,000 deaths per day in China during Lunar New Year

The company said its analyzes indicated that the virus had “spread rapidly to rural areas”, in part due to people moving around the Lunar New Year holiday.

Airfinity adjusted its forecasts and anticipated the peak of infections between the period between 13 and 27 January, when the number of cases of covid-19 will rise to 4.8 million per day.

According to the specialized company, the number of daily deaths will reach a maximum of 36 thousand, on the 26th of January, in the middle of the festive period, which begins on the 20th and lasts for a week, although the travel season has officially started on the 7th of January.

Airfinity initially predicted two waves of infections, in the days after the holiday period and in March, but now anticipates a single wave of greater intensity during the holiday week.

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