FILE PHOTO: A worker in protective suit checks the temperature of a truck driver entering the Xinfadi wholesale market, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Beijing, China February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese capital of Beijing reported on Sunday 36 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus on June 13, setting an all-time high for new daily infections in the city.
The number of cases on June 13 compares with six confirmed infections a day earlier.
All of the new cases were locally transmitted, the Beijing health authority said.
Reporting by Ryan Woo; Editing by Sam Holmes