The Xinfadi market covers 112 hectares in Beijing’s Fengtai district. Photo: AFPThe Xinfadi market covers 112 hectares in Beijing’s Fengtai district. Photo: AFP
The Xinfadi market covers 112 hectares in Beijing’s Fengtai district. Photo: AFP

Beijing Covid-19 outbreak puts food markets back in infection focus

  • The coronavirus that causes the disease can survive for weeks in the wet and cool conditions at such sites
  • But there are differences between the cluster in the capital and the one in Wuhan more than six months ago
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Xinfadi market covers 112 hectares in Beijing’s Fengtai district. Photo: AFPThe Xinfadi market covers 112 hectares in Beijing’s Fengtai district. Photo: AFP
The Xinfadi market covers 112 hectares in Beijing’s Fengtai district. Photo: AFP
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