Beijing’s coronavirus outbreak is under control, Chinese health expert says
A Chinese epidemic control worker wears a protective suit and mask as he and volunteers direct people at a site where authorities were performing nucleic acid tests for COVID-19 on citizens who have had contact with the the Xinfadi Wholesale Market or someone who has, at an outdoor sports center June 15, 2020 in Beijing, China.
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Wu Zunyou, the chief epidemiologist of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said Thursday the capital’s recent coronavirus outbreak has been brought under control.
The expert added at a press briefing that there may be new virus cases in coming days, but they would likely be discovered during the process of testing, not new transmissions.
After more than 50 days without domestically transmitted Covid-19 cases in Beijing, the city reported one case last Thursday last week. By Monday, 106 new …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]