Beijing reports no new COVID-19 cases for fourth straight day
Beijing recorded no new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases on Thursday for the fourth day in a row. The total number of cases in the city stands at 335 since a cluster outbreak was discovered at Xinfadi market on June 11, according to the municipal health commission.
Twelve more patients recovered on Thursday, taking the total number of recovered patients to 72.
The epidemic has been effectively brought under control in Beijing, however, regular epidemic prevention and control work should not be minimized, said Xu Hejian, spokesperson for the Beijing municipal government at a routine press conference on Friday.
As of midnight Wednesday, Beijing has one COVID-19 high-risk area and 15 medium-risk areas, Xu added.