June 18, Beijing held the new pneumonia epidemic prevention and control of the 124th press conference. At the meeting, Xu Hejian, deputy director of the Propaganda Department of the Beijing Municipal Party Committee, said that Beijing had once again entered a wartime state of epidemic prevention and control.
On June 17,21 newly confirmed cases, 3 suspected cases and 3 asymptomatic cases were reported in Beijing. At present, 158 patients are treated in hospital, 15 cases of asymptomatic infection are still observed.
Xu Hejian said that yesterday afternoon, seventieth meetings of the leading group for the prevention and control of the epidemic of new crown pneumonia in Beijing and thirty-one meetings of the Coordination Mechanism for the joint prevention and control of the capital's strict administration into Beijing were held. The meeting stressed that the current epidemic situation is severe and complex, prevention and control at a critical juncture, the city has launched a two-level emergency response level, Beijing again entered the epidemic prevention and control state of war.