Beijing cleared of medium, high risk areas for COVID-19
BEIJING, Aug. 23 (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 Monday.
The Beijing Center for Disease Control and Prevention said in an announcement that a residential community at Yancun Township in the district of Fangshan was downgraded to a low-risk area.
With the adjustment, the whole of Beijing is in the low-risk category for COVID-19.
Beijing saw a resurgence of COVID-19 on July 28, as one confirmed locally transmitted case of COVID-19 was reported. The city has not reported any new locally transmitted cases since Aug. 11. Enditem