Beijing clears COVID-19 risk areas

2021-11-26 03:36:03 GMT2021-11-26 11:36:03(Beijing Time) Xinhua English
Children and their parents are seen at a vaccination site in the Zhongguancun subdistrict of Haidian District, Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 13, 2021. (Xinhua/Ren Chao)  Children and their parents are seen at a vaccination site in the Zhongguancun subdistrict of Haidian District, Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 13, 2021. (Xinhua/Ren Chao)

BEIJING, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- Beijing has been cleared of medium and high-risk areas for COVID-19 with the last medium-risk area being downgraded to low-risk on Friday.

The Beijing Center for Disease Control and Prevention said in an announcement that a residential community in Haidian District was downgraded to a low-risk area as no new cases were reported there for 14 consecutive days.

With the adjustment, the whole of Beijing is in the low-risk category for COVID-19.

Beijing has also traced 28 contacts of a confirmed COVID-19 case reported in Shanghai on Thursday. Tests of the samples collected from the venues the case had visited during Nov. 12 and 15 in Beijing were all negative. Enditem

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