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Beijing has zero high-risk communities: Beijing CDC

By Du Juan | | Updated: 2020-07-13 19:57
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Candidates to take the national college entrance examination, or gaokao, walk into a test site at a high school with masks in Beijing on July 7, 2020. [Photo by Wang Zhuangfei/China Daily]

Beijing reported no new confirmed local cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, which means the city had zero new cases for seven days in a row, said Liu Xiaofeng, deputy head of the Beijing Center for Disease Control and Prevention, at a news conference on Monday. 

From June 11 to Sunday, the city reported 335 confirmed local cases, of whom 226 are still hospitalized and 109 were discharged from the hospital after recovery.

By Monday, Beijing had no high-risk area and only seven communities are designated as medium-risk areas. 

According to the center, 47 communities in 11 districts have had confirmed COVID-19 cases since June 11. At the peak, there were five high-risk communities and 39 medium-risk communities.

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