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April 1, 2020, 6:12 p.m. EDT

Trump says China's coronavirus numbers seem 'light' after report outbreak's extent was concealed

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By Robert Schroeder

President Donald Trump said Wednesday China's numbers on the coronavirus outbreak were "a little bit on the light side," after a report said Beijing concealed its extent. A Bloomberg report said the U.S. intelligence community had concluded China under-reported both total cases and deaths it suffered from the disease . Trump at a White House briefing said he has a good relationship with China but said about the virus reporting, "As to whether their numbers are accurate, I'm not an accountant from China."

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