The Chinese Ministry of Health reported seven new cases of COVID-19 in Beijing on Tuesday, which have occurred since June 11 last year, when the new wave of infections in one of the capital’s major wholesale markets, the first of which has already been affected unloaded.
This 56-year-old bus driver went to the Xinfadi wholesale market on June 3 and suffered some symptoms of the disease on June 5, such as weakness and headache, according to the Beijing Daily newspaper.
He didn’t go to hospital until June 12, when his temperature reached 38 degrees Celsius and was confirmed to have contracted the disease.
On the other hand, the Chinese Ministry of Health registered a total of 19 new cases last Tuesday. In addition to seven from Beijing, another from Shanghai and another eleven from abroad, Xinhua reports.
There was no death from COVID-19 on Monday, so the number of deaths remains at 4,634 for another day, while the number of confirmed cases in the country has risen to 83,531. In total, 78,469 patients managed to overcome the disease, after the last nine were discharged.
In turn, 428 patients continue to receive medical attention, seven of whom are in serious condition. According to the latest figures, 1,918 imported cases have been confirmed, of which 1,830 have managed to leave the hospital after recovery, although 88 people are still hospitalized.
Chinese authorities have reported that 6,809 people in close contact with a COVID-19 patient are still under medical observation, while 458 left the hospital on Monday.
So far, and after last week’s severe revival, Hong Kong has added 1203 cases of coronavirus, seven deaths and 1105 recovered people.
As for the other special administrative region on Chinese territory, Macao, which had only changed its numbers since the pandemic began last week, continues with 46 consecutive cases, 45 of which have managed to overcome the disease.