Work resumption in Beijing returns to level before epidemic resurgence

Source: Xinhua| 2020-07-18 23:57:19|Editor: huaxia

Elderly people dance at the Sijiqing nursing home in Haidian District of Beijing, capital of China, May 10, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

BEIJING, July 18 (Xinhua) -- The work resumption of enterprises in Beijing has returned to the level in early June, local authorities said on Saturday.

As of Thursday, most of the major commercial buildings, construction sites, industrial enterprises and supermarkets in Beijing had resumed operation, Li Sufang, deputy director of the Beijing Municipal Development and Reform Commission, said at a press conference.

The resumption of major restaurants had reached 91.1 percent, while that of offline stores, such as fruit and vegetable shops, convenience stores, and hair and beauty salons, had reached 91.9 percent.

Beijing reported no new confirmed or suspected domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases on Friday, the municipal health commission said Saturday. This means that the city had reported no new confirmed domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases for 12 consecutive days.