Yesterday, October 31, there were 21 new locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 in Beijing, as well as two asymptomatic cases.
Of the new cases, only one was community transmission i.e. detected outside of quarantine observation.
Recently, Beijing has faced a small number of daily local COVID cases. However, authorities have not yet introduced any new citywide anti-epidemic measures.
Pinggu district – located in the east of Beijing – has recently reported its first ever cases of COVID-19 during the latest outbreak.
The district’s famous Shilinxia Scenic Spot – which includes the notorious glass viewing platform – has announced temporary closure, as of yesterday, October 31.
[Cover image via Weibo/@顶尖摄影师观赏]