Two new coronavirus cases in Beijing, second consecutive day of reported new cases

A man wearing a face mask amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak walks outside office buildings in Beijing on April 1, 2020. (AFP)

Beijing city government on Friday reported two new confirmed COVID-19 cases, marking the second consecutive day of new infections being reported in the Chinese capital.

The two patients, both male, were reported from a different part of Beijing than the case reported on Thursday. They both work at the same facility for the China Meat Food Comprehensive Research Center, which conducts research on subjects including meat processing, state media reported.

It was not immediately clear how the two men were infected.

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Last Update: Friday, 12 June 2020 KSA 11:59 - GMT 08:59