China reports 19 new Covid-19 cases, 13 of them in Beijing

People are tested for Covid-19 at a makeshift testing centre in Beijing on June 24, 2020. PHOTO: EPA-EFE

BEIJING (XINHUA) - China's health authority said on Thursday (June 25) there were 19 newly confirmed Covid-19 cases on the Chinese mainland on Wednesday, of whom 14 were domestically transmitted and five were imported.

Of the domestically transmitted cases, 13 were reported in Beijing and one in neighbouring Hebei Province, the National Health Commission said in its daily report.

No deaths related to the disease were reported on Wednesday, according to the commission.

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