BEIJING, June 16 (Xinhua) - Beijing reported 27 new confirmed domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases on Monday, the National Health Commission said Tuesday.
A medical worker collects throat swab of a resident at a sampling site in Fengtai District of Beijing, capital of China, June 15, 2020. Beijing on Sunday conducted nucleic acid tests on 76,499 people, with 59 testing positive for COVID-19, according to a press conference held Monday. As of 6 a.m. Monday, 193 sampling sites had been set up across Beijing to facilitate nucleic acid testings, said Gao Xiaojun, spokesperson for the municipal health commission. (Photo: Xinhua)