Reuters notes that in this way the Chinese authorities are trying to restrain the outbreak of coronavirus.
“From now on, all those who return to Beijing must remain at home or subject to group surveillance for 14 days after arrival. Those who refuse to take home or central surveillance and other preventive and control measures will be held accountable by law.” , – said in a statement released in the Beijng Daily.
It is not reported whether restrictions will apply to foreigners arriving in Beijing.
Recall that in the epicenter of the spread of a new type of coronavirus, the Chinese province of Hubei, 116 cases of death from pneumonia caused by a new type of coronavirus (COVID-19), and 4,823 thousand new infections were recorded per day.
As of Wednesday, the death of the disease was recorded in 1.31 thousand cases (in Wuhan – 1.036 thousand). Data include the number of patients identified by the new diagnostic technique.