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China sees uptick in new Covid-19 cases, driven by Beijing's outbreak

The National Health Commission reported 21 new confirmed infections in mainland China on Friday, up from 13 a day earlier and the highest since Monday

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Reuters  |  Beijing 

Mainland China reported on Saturday the highest number of new coronavirus cases in four days, driven by a Covid-19 resurgence in the Chinese capital of Beijing. The National Health Commission reported 21 new confirmed infections in mainland China on Friday, up from 13 a day earlier and the highest since Monday. In Beijing, 17 new confirmed cases were reported, up from 11 a day earlier and the most since June 20. Since June 11 when Beijing reported its first case in the current outbreak, stemming from a sprawling wholesale food centre in the southwest of the capital, 297 people ...

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First Published: Sat, June 27 2020. 20:41 IST
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