Beijing reports no new COVID-19 cases for 17 straight days

Beijing recorded no new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases on Wednesday for the 17th day in a row. The total number of cases, since the Xinfadi market outbreak was discovered on June 11, stands at 335, the municipal health commission said on Thursday.

Eight more patients recovered on Wednesday, taking the total number of recoveries to 256 in the local cluster.

Eight asymptomatic patients are under medical observation in the Chinese capital, and no new asymptomatic cases have been reported.