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Beijing reports 11 imported COVID-19 cases in half day

People's Daily Online

(Xinhua) 14:39, March 18, 2020

BEIJING, March 18 (Xinhua) -- Beijing reported 11 newly confirmed cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from other countries in the first half of Wednesday, the Beijing Municipal Health Commission said.

The 11 imported cases included five from Spain, four from the United Kingdom, one from Brazil and one from Luxembourg. That brings the total number of imported cases in the city to 54 by Wednesday noon.

Beijing also reported three newly added suspected cases during the 12 hours, two from Austria and one from Hungary.

There were no new reports of indigenous COVID-19 cases in Beijing.

As of Wednesday noon, Beijing had reported a total of 415 indigenous cases. Of the total, 373 have been discharged from hospital after recovery.

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