On Thursday, April 28, the Bejing Municipal Health Commission reported 48 new locally confirmed cases, with one imported case, and 9 Covid deaths.

Beijing has 16 districts. And as of April 27, only five districts, including Mentougou, Huairou, Pinggu, Miyun, and Yanqing, were freed of any COVID-positive patients.

Xinhua News Agency reported that by April 27, 31% of the newly infected cases were issued from schools. Reuters reported that some schools, entertainment venues, and tourist sites had been sealed off.

As the Beijing Daily reported that as of the morning of April 28, the suspensions spread to all cinemas in the east and west of Beijing. Some hospitals in Beijing have also begun to close, including Beijing Chaoyang District Maternal and Child Health Hospital.

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