A woman holds a thermometer at a checkpoint set up at an entrance to a hutong, following new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections, in Beijing, China June 16, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing’s city government on Tuesday raised its COVID-19 emergency response level to II from III, according to state media.
The Chinese capital has been battling with a fresh outbreak of the new coronavirus, with more than a 100 new cases confirmed in recent days.
Reporting by Ryan Woo; Editing by Catherine Evans
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