China denied covering up information on the country’s Coronavirus outbreak after Wuhan the disease’s Former Epicentre, released updated official figures on the death toll.

Chinese foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian denied accusations of a cover up.

He said that some local Hospitals had failed to connect with the disease prevention and control information system in a timely manner.

Wuhan’s revised death toll released on Friday was 50% higher than the original number bringing its total to 3,869.

Reflecting the additional deaths in Wuhan china revised up its National Death toll later on Friday to 4,632.