CHINA All deliverymen in Beijing tested negative for COVID-19

CHINA

All deliverymen in Beijing tested negative for COVID-19

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09:28, June 30, 2020

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Logistics workers line up to get tested. (Photo: the Paper) 

Chinese postal authorities said on Tuesday that 104,807 staff from major logistics companies in Beijing had taken coronavirus tests since June 19 and no positive cases have been reported in the results released so far.

Nucleic acid testing is required for all deliverymen in Beijing upon local authorities requirements since as many of logistics employees need to travel in and out of high- and medium-risk areas on a regular basis.

The coronavirus test is mandatory requirement for three groups of people -- those who visited the Xinfadi Market or came in contact with the market staff; employees in farm produce markets, restaurants, canteens, food delivery and logistics; people living in medium and high-risk areas, medical staff and frontline personnel, and those in service sectors such as transportation, supermarkets and banking.

Beijing reported seven new confirmed domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. From June 11 to 29, Beijing reported 325 confirmed domestically transmitted cases in total.

(Compiled by Wang Zi)

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