China says peak of coronavirus epidemic has passed

A photo taken on March 3, 2020 shows a man with a mask cross an empty street in Beijing.
A photo taken on March 3, 2020 shows a man with a mask cross an empty street in Beijing.PHOTO: REUTERS

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China has passed the peak of the coronavirus epidemic, the National Health Commission said on Thursday (March 12).

The comments were made by commission spokesman Mi Feng at a news conference.