How much it costs to treat a patient with COVID-19

US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — The average cost of treating one patient with coronavirus in China is 21.5 thousand yuan (about $ 3.07 thousand), and treatment of a seriously ill patient is 150 thousand yuan (about $ 21.4 thousand).

This was announced on Saturday by the representative of the State Administration of Health Insurance of the People’s Republic of China Xiong Xianjun.

“According to April 6, the average cost of inpatient treatment of one person with a confirmed diagnosis of coronavirus was about 21.5 thousand yuan (about $ 3.07 thousand),” the combined website of the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and State oversight committee.

“Currently, the cost of treating seriously ill patients is on average 150 thousand yuan (about $ 21.4 thousand) per person, for some critically ill patients, the cost of treatment even reaches hundreds of thousands of yuan, and sometimes exceeds 1 million yuan.” – said the representative of the department.

As of April 11, the total number of coronavirus infections in the PRC exceeded 81.9 thousand people, more than 3.3 thousand died, over 77.5 thousand recovered.

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