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Does Beijing outbreak threaten China Recovery
June 22, 2020 (Beijing) - Last week, China reported new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Beijing and neighbouring Hebei province.
More than 227 confirmed cases reported between June 11-20 in Beijing. The outbreak was discovered in Xindadi, wholesale food market, in Fengtai district, southwest of Beijing.
This is the first time after two months of no new cases in China.
Officials did a mass testing of 2000 sites covering 2.3 million people in an effort to contain the outbreak. Authorities are still investigating the source of infection, with current trace to foreign imported source.
Head epidemiologist at Chinese Centre for Disease control and prevention, Wu Zhong You, said the outbreak is now under control, but cautioned that new cases could still be around.
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