Airport bus driver discharged from hospital, Beijing infections at 318

China | 29 Jun 2020 8:50 pm

A Chinese coronavirus patient surnamed He, 56, an airport  bus driver, was discharged from Beijing Ditan Hospital on Monday morning, the first to recover  from among the new cluster of novel coronavirus infections in the capital.

The total confirmed patients reported in Beijing has now risen to 318 since the first new local patient was reported on June 11, according to data from the Beijing Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

According to a report in Beijing Daily, the patient went to Xinfadi wholesale market on June 3 and started feeling weak and began experiencing a headache on June 5.

He went to hospital on June 12 when his body temperature rose to 38 C and was confirmed tas infected  on the same day.

He was a bus driver for the airport in the capital, but was on leave because of suspension of airport shuttle buses.

Beijing reported seven new local infections on Sunday, half of the number of new cases that were reported on Saturday.


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