COVID-19: Beijing reports 7 new locally transmitted cases
Updated 08:43, 20-Jan-2021

Beijing reported seven locally transmitted COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, including six from Daxing District and one from Shunyi District, local health authorities said on Wednesday. 

Authorities said it will test all district residents for COVID-19, and announced to ban locals from leaving Beijing without approval.

The district has sampled over 606,503 people for nucleic acid tests as of 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, over 366,800 of them have tested negative and the rest of the test results have yet to arrive, according to authorities. 

All public places in Daxing's Tiangongyuan Street, where the six new local cases were reported, were closed amid the outbreak.

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