Beijing bans people in quarantine from public gatherings


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  • Friday, 03 Jul 2020

People wait to provide samples for nucleic acid tests for the coronavirus in Beijing. China's capital city has banned people who are in quarantine due to Covid-19 (coronavirus) from taking part in public gathering activities, authorities have announced. - China Daily/ANN

BEIJING, July 3 (China Daily/ANN): Beijing has banned people who are in quarantine due to Covid-19 (coronavirus) from taking part in public gathering activities, authorities have announced.

People under collective or home quarantine should not go outdoors, nor should they participate in "cross-room, cross-family and cross-yard" public gatherings, Pang Xinghuo, deputy director of the Beijing center for disease control and prevention, told a press conference.

The situation is gradually getting better in Beijing, but risks remain, Pang said.

Beijing reported one new confirmed domestically transmitted Covid-19 case on Wednesday, the municipal health commission said on Thursday.

Meanwhile, Xinhua reported A total of 60 virus patients have been cured and discharged from hospitals during the past week in China, 46 per cent more than the previous week, a health official said on Friday.

Altogether 78,499 people had been discharged after recovery, said Hu Qiangqiang, a spokesperson for the National Health Commission, at a press conference.

According to the commission's daily report, 12 people were discharged on Thursday from hospitals after recovery.

Hu stressed further regular prevention and control measures, calling for efforts to improve treatment and cure more Covid-19 patients. - China Daily/Asian News Network
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