Ten new residential areas have been placed in quarantine in Beijing, announced on Monday the town hall, while the chinese capital has recorded 36 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours.

The city has discovered new cases of contamination in a wholesale market in the north-west of the capital, in the Haidian district, after having closed last week a huge fresh produce market in the south of the metropolis, in the district of Fengtai. Eleven residential districts had been placed in quarantine in this sector.