Beijing reports 5 new imported COVID-19 cases

BEIJING, March 25 (Xinhua) - Beijing reported five new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from other countries Tuesday, the municipal health commission said Wednesday.


A staff member (L) teaches a citizen how to register at Beijing Puren Hospital, which was used to be a designated hospital for treating coronavirus patients in Dongcheng District of Beijing, capital of China, March 23, 2020. (Photo: Xinhua)

Among the new cases, two are from the United States, two from Britain and one from Spain.

Three new suspected cases were reported, while there was no reporting of indigenous confirmed case  Tuesday.

Beijing reported a total of 143 imported COVID-19 cases as of Tuesday.

A total of 416 indigenously transmitted cases were reported in the city, of which 392 were discharged from hospitals after recovery.