Bei­jing cleared of COVID-19 high-risk ar­eas: Health of­fi­cial

Fiji Sun - - WORLD NEWS -

Bei­jing: Bei­jing on Mon­day low­ered its COVID-19 risk level of more ar­eas as the Chi­nese cap­i­tal city was cleared of high-risk ar­eas for the disease, said the lo­cal au­thor­i­ties.

The Huax­i­ang town­ship, the only high-risk area in the city, had been ad­justed to a medium-risk area af­ter less than 10 lo­cal con­firmed cases had been re­ported for 14 con­sec­u­tive days, said Liu Xiaofeng, deputy di­rec­tor of the Bei­jing Cen­tre for Disease Con­trol and Preven­tion.

Af­ter the ad­just­ment, Bei­jing now has a to­tal of seven medium-risk ar­eas, ac­cord­ing to Mr Liu.

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