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Beijing reports 32 new confirmed COVID-19 cases including one local infection

People's Daily Online

(Xinhua) 10:45, March 24, 2020

BEIJING, March 24 (Xinhua) -- Beijing reported 32 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Monday, including one indigenous case infected by an imported patient, local health commission said Tuesday.

Among the new reports, 31 were confirmed imported COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of imported cases in the national capital to 138, according to the commission.

The Haidian District in Beijing reported an indigenous COVID-19 case who has had close contact with an imported patient. This had brought the total number of indigenous cases in Beijing to 416 by Monday. Among them, 392 patients had been discharged from hospital after recovery.

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