CHINA Beijing reports 6 imported COVID-19 cases

CHINA

Beijing reports 6 imported COVID-19 cases

Xinhua

16:49, March 16, 2020

BEIJING, March 16 (Xinhua) - Beijing reported six new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from other countries as of 2:00 p.m. on Monday, the Beijing Municipal Health Commission said.

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A passenger registers her information at a receiving point at the New China International Exhibition Center in Beijing, capital of China, March 14, 2020. (Photo: Xinhua)

The six imported cases included four from Spain and two from the United Kingdom, according to the commission.

That brings the total imported cases in the city to 37 as of 2:00 p.m. Monday. There were no new reports of indigenous COVID-19 cases in Beijing during the period.

As of 2:00 p.m. Monday, Beijing had reported a total of 415 local confirmed cases. Of the total, 358 have been discharged from hospital after recovery. 

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