Latest Facts and figures about China quake and relief
Following are the latest facts and figures about the massive 8.0-magnitude earthquake that rocked southwest China's Sichuan Province on May 12:
-- The death toll from the quake rose to 55,740 nationwide as of Friday noon, while 292,481 people were injured and 24,960 people were missing.
-- Domestic and foreign donations had reached 24.6 billion yuan (3.5 billion U.S. dollars), up 3.2 billion yuan overnight. And 3 billion yuan had been forwarded to the earthquake-affected areas.
-- A total of 443,340 tents, one of the most urgently needed relief supplies, had been delivered to quake regions.
-- A total of 18,334 makeshift houses, 2,319,347 quilts and 3,074,526 garments had been sent to these regions.
-- The government disaster relief fund reached 14.6 billion yuan as of 2 p.m. Friday, up 654 million yuan from the previous day. The fund included 10.826 billion yuan from the central budget and 3.8 billion yuan from local budgets.
-- A total of 3,451 people injured in the quake had died in hospitals as of Friday noon.
-- A total of 175 aftershocks measuring above four on the Richter scale had been monitored in the quake areas by midday Friday.