Beijing continues screening COVID-19 cases by testing residents

Beijing continues to test and screen people who had close contacts or association with Xinfadi wholesale market, and those who live in the nearby communities, following the new COVID-19 outbreak in the Chinese capital. Fengtai District, where the market is located, organized a large scale throat swab collection event on Wednesday, during which about 1,400 medics from 26 medical institutions collected throat swab from over 87,000 residents.