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Beijing authorities decided to temporarily close the city because of repeated outbreaks of coronavirus infection. This was stated by the Deputy Chairman of the Committee on transport of the government of the town Rong Jun, reports TASS.
June 19 will be suspended all passenger services with other regions of China. Those who have already bought tickets for those dates will be able to return the money.
Rong Jun explained that the passenger flows and so “significantly reduced” after Beijing authorities began to introduce measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Earlier China reported that the risk of a new epidemic infection in the country is very high. In addition, Beijing does not stop the growth of the number infected. It is noted that the new outbreak is reminiscent of the situation in Wuhan in January.
On 15 June it became known that the new coronavirus found on the wholesale market, “Sinhali” in Beijing, perhaps more contagious than in Wuhan. Market Manager stated that SARS-CoV-2 found on a cutting Board used for cutting imported salmon. Infected fish, as it turned out, brought from a closed seafood market “Zinsen”, which previously recorded a new focus of the spread of coronavirus.
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