International Hospital of Peking University in Beijing Changping district was closed temporarily after discovering a nurse infected with the coronavirus Thursday, according to a press release of the municipal government on Friday.

The nurse infected had been in close contact with a patient in Haidian district, which was confirmed with the infection on Sunday. The nurse had been in service until it was identified as a close contact, said Wu Bin, deputy head of Changping District.

The hospital has been disinfected, and outpatient treatment centers and emergency services have been suspended, Wu said.

Beijing reported 25 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, two suspected cases and two asymptomatic infections on Thursday.

Since the outbreak group on June 11 that was related to the agricultural wholesale Xinfadi market in Fengtai District, a major food supplier to Beijing, 183 confirmed cases have been reported in the city, said Xu Hejian, a spokesman for the municipal government on Friday.

Twenty-one of the 25 newly confirmed cases were linked to Xinfadi; eight people who worked at the same restaurant, located near the seafood section of the Xinfadi market, said Pang Xinghuo, deputy director of the Beijing Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

From Thursday, Beijing Ditan hospital had received 183 confirmed cases and 13 people who were infected but showed no symptoms since the outbreak.

The hospital has increased the strength of their team and included intensive care experts who fought the epidemic in Wuhan, Hubei Province earlier this year, said Wu Guo'an, deputy director of the hospital.

A total of 102 health workers, including 26 doctors, 62 nurses, six radiologists eight inspectors have been transferred from the 18 municipal hospitals for medical treatment support.

beds In addition, the headquarters of the Ditan hospital added, so now has 1,070, Wu said.

China CDC and CDC of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Shandong and Henan 10 people sent to help in epidemiological gation gation and analysis, Pang said.

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