SHIJIAZHUANG, Nov. 1 (Xinhua) -- Shijiazhuang, capital of north China's Hebei Province, reported six new local COVID-19 cases from 4 p.m. Sunday to 4 p.m. Monday, and added a medium-risk area on Monday.
The risk area is the village of Hezhuang under Shenze County, according to the city's anti-epidemic headquarters.
Zhang Fengzhen, deputy city mayor, said a total of 7,919 people had been placed under quarantine as of 4 p.m. Monday.
Countywide COVID-19 testing has been carried out in Shenze, resulting in five confirmed cases. The second round of testing is underway.
As of 4 p.m. Monday, Shijiazhuang had 10 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases. Enditem