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Beijing closes some subway stations to halt spread of virus

Release time:2022-05-04 Publisher:South Asia Development

To prevent the transmission of the novel coronavirus, some subway stops in Beijing have been closed starting Wednesday. 

Passengers cannot enter or exit subway stations at some stops along Line 1, Line 6, Line 7, Line 10, Line 14, and Line 17, but transfer is still allowed.

The stations will remain closed until further notice.

Beijing reported 53 new locally transmitted confirmed cases between 3 pm on Monday and 3 pm on Tuesday, bringing the total number of infections to 453 since April 22. 

Residents in Beijing's medium and high-risk areas, as well as those in lockdown and controlled zones, should not leave the city in order to prevent virus transmission, city authorities said on Tuesday.