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New COVID-19 Cases in China | Beijing District in ‘Wartime Emergency Mode’

Jun 14, 2020 09:00 AM IST India India

A Beijing district official said on Saturday the district was in "wartime emergency mode" following a spike in novel coronavirus cases centered around a major wholesale market there. Chu Junwei, an official of Beijing's Fengtai district, said at a briefing that throat swabs from 45 people, out of 517 tested at the district's Xinfadi market, had tested positive for the new coronavirus.