Authorities in Beijing quickly shutdown a significant wholesale agricultural market, following an increase in domestically transmitted novel coronavirus infections in China’s capital metropolis over the previous two days.
There are rising concerns of a second wave of the virus, even in lots of international locations that appeared to have curbed its unfold. It was first reported at a seafood market in Wuhan, the capital of central China’s Hubei province, in December. Beijing authorities had earlier halted the sale of beef and mutton at the Xinfadi market, alongside closures at different wholesale markets across the metropolis.
Reflecting issues over the danger of additional unfold of the virus, main supermarkets in Beijing eliminated salmon from their cabinets in a single day after the virus inflicting COVID-19 was found on chopping boards used for imported salmon on the market, the state-owned Beijing Youth Each day reported.
Beijing authorities mentioned greater than 10,000 folks on the market will take nucleic acid exams to detect coronavirus infections. The town authorities additionally mentioned it had dropped plans to reopen faculties on Monday for college kids in grades one via three due to the brand new circumstances.
China reported 11 new COVID-19 circumstances and 7 asymptomatic circumstances for Friday, the nationwide well being authority mentioned on Saturday. And all six domestically transmitted circumstances have been confirmed in Beijing.