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Coronavirus: Senior Chinese officials 'removed' as death toll hits 1,000

Coronavirus: Senior Chinese officials 'removed' as death toll hits 1,000
ASSOCIATED PRESS

China has "removed" several senior officials over their handling of the coronavirus outbreak - as the death toll passed 1,000.

The party secretary for the Hubei Health Commission, and the head of the commission, were among those who lost their jobs.

They are the most senior officials to be demoted so far.

Source: bbc.com