Looking further into the case of a woman released from Wuhan Women’s Prison coming to Beijing (Chinascope posting: Local Government: A Woman Released from Wuhan Prison Went to Beijing), Beijing News found that the government did not report the coronavirus infection at the Wuhan Women’s Prison until February 21, though a guard was confirmed to have had the infection on January 29.
In its investigation report about the case of Ms. Huang’s coming to Beijing from Wuhan, the Hubei Provincial Commission on Disciplinary Inspection mentioned that a guard was confirmed to have had the infection on January 29.
However, the Hubei Provincial Prison Administration Bureau didn’t report anything until February 21, when it stated that there were 230 infection cases at the Wuhan Women’s Prison. On February 5, Hao Aimin, member of the Hubei Provincial Judicial Bureau Party Committee and Director of Hubei Provincial Prison Bureau went to Wuhan Women’s Prison to supervise the (epidemic) battle.
The Beijing News‘ report was no longer available on its website. Phoenix republished the article but later also removed it.
Related postings on Chinascope:
- Local Government: A Lady Released from Wuhan Prison Went to Beijing
- Hiding Information: Shanghai Authorities Closed a P3 Lab for Publishing Coronavirus Genome
- Hiding Information: Liaoning Province Ordered to Destroy Files Regarding Epidemic
- Hiding Information: Media Not Allowed to Report Coronavirus Outside Party Messages
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Source: Sina, March 3, 2020