On June 19, China’s National Health Commission (NHC) reported 32 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection causing Covid-19, on June 18, including 28 cases. domestic and 4 “imported” cases.
According to the NHC, among domestic infections, there are 25 patients in Beijing, 2 patients in Hubei province and one patient in Heilongjiang province. But the country did not register any more deaths on June 18.
Beijing officials are now restricting the movement of capital residents and strengthening other measures to prevent the spread of the virus after a series of new cases have been recorded in the area.
On the same day, the website of the China National Center for Microbiological Data released data on the genome of the new SARS-CoV-2 virus following the latest outbreak of Covid-19 respiratory infection in the capital. of Beijing.
Chinese state-run Beijing News also reported that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP) sent data on the sequencing of the virus genome to the World Health Organization (WHO). – the agency previously sought access to this data.