Coronavirus in China: Beijing city reports 6 new cases who came from Italy, US

People wear protective masks in a subway tunnel during evening rush hour in Beijing as the country is hit by the outbreak of the coronavirus in Beijing, China, March 10, 2020. (Reuters)

Beijing's city government reported six new confirmed cases of the coronavirus involving individuals who came from Italy and the United States, Chinese state television said on Wednesday.

The report said five of the new coronavirus patients, whose infections were confirmed on Tuesday by the government of the Chinese capital, travelled from Italy and one patient came from the United States. The report did not specify whether the individuals were Chinese nationals or foreigners.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:02 - GMT 07:02