Tue, 15 Jun 2021

A nurse adjusts a TV set for a COVID-19 patient at an isolation ward in Beijing Ditan Hospital in Beijing, capital of China, June 16, 2020. (Xinhua/Peng Ziyang)

A total of 31 new confirmed domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported in Beijing on Tuesday.

BEIJING, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Beijing reported 31 new confirmed domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases and six new asymptomatic cases on Tuesday, the municipal health commission said Wednesday.

A COVID-19 patient makes a phone call in an isolation ward in Beijing Ditan Hospital in Beijing, capital of China, June 16, 2020. (Xinhua/Peng Ziyang)

By Tuesday, Beijing had reported 557 confirmed domestically transmitted cases, including 411 who had been discharged from hospitals after recovery and nine deaths. There were still 137 patients receiving medical treatment, and 12 asymptomatic cases were under medical observation.

A nurse disinfects the hands of a COVID-19 patient at an isolation ward in Beijing Ditan Hospital in Beijing, capital of China, June 16, 2020. (Xinhua/Peng Ziyang)

So far, 174 imported cases have been reported in Beijing, with one still hospitalized.

A nurse treats a COVID-19 patient at an isolation ward in Beijing Ditan Hospital in Beijing, capital of China, June 16, 2020. (Xinhua/Peng Ziyang)

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