Further, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) stated that between December 18, 2019 and March 19 2020, cellphone users decreased from 1.600957 billion to 1.579927 billion, while the number of landlines dropped 840,000 during the same period.
Total confirmed cases are at 33,718, with 4244 new cases, down 80 (1.8% decrease) on yesterday. Total deaths are 2,921, with 569 new deaths, up 6 (1% increase) on yesterday. Total tested this (24h) period, 10215.
As of 9am on 2 April 2020, 163,194 people have been tested, of which 33,718 were confirmed positive.
As of 5pm on 1 April 2020, of those hospitalised in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus, 2,921 have died.
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While it looks a "very low" chance the deadly COVID-19 virus was created in a Chinese military laboratory, "there's absolutely no doubt in my mind China has a biological weapons program," says the Executive Director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute Peter Jennings.
Australia should 'take back the land' from China as damages
China should be made to pay reparations for the outbreak of the coronavirus, but given they are unlikely to do so "maybe (Australia) can take back the land that their foreign owned corporations have as damages" says Nationals MP George Christensen.
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There. That should keep you busy I know I said I was going to be posting less political stuff but I have changed my mind. I think the political aspect of what is to come, especially the economic impacts on each country has got legs. Australia is pissed at China. Looks like Trump would be pissed at China if it wasn't for that $250 billion trade deal. If other countries start really pointing the finger then a whole load more crap may go down......