People line up to be tested for the coronavirus in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: AFP People line up to be tested for the coronavirus in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: AFP
People line up to be tested for the coronavirus in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Beijing doubles testing capacity as Pepsi plant closes due to confirmed cases

  • All of the city’s 124 nucleic acid testing institutes now fully operational, with each capable of processing 230,000 samples a day
  • Combined detection allows 1 million people to be tested every day, health authorities say

Topic |   Coronavirus China
People line up to be tested for the coronavirus in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: AFP People line up to be tested for the coronavirus in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: AFP
People line up to be tested for the coronavirus in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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