WHO working closely with China over COVID-19 cases

Release time:2020-06-16 Publisher:Lanka Voice

The World Health Organization on Monday expressed concern over the new cluster of COVID-19 cases in Beijing after the Chinese capital experienced 50 days without any significant local transmission.
Beijing reported 36 new confirmed domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases and six new asymptomatic cases on Sunday. The local authorities conducted nucleic acid tests on Sunday on 76,499 people, with 59 testing positive for COVID-19, the municipal health commission said on Monday.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that more than 100 cases have now been confirmed since China reported a new cluster of cases in Beijing last week after more than 50 days without a case in that city.

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