China's capital Beijing to lower Covid-19 response

Beijing has reported no new cases in the past 13 days. PHOTO: AFP

BEIJING (REUTERS) - Beijing will lower the emergency response level of the coronavirus outbreak in the Chinese capital to Level III from Level II, an official from the municipal government told a press briefing on Sunday (July 19).

The city issued the second level response on June 16 after several infections of the new coronavirus were found to be linked to a major wholesale food market.

Beijing has reported no new cases in the past 13 days.

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