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Beijing travelers face restrictions amid spiraling virus cases

Visitors from capital shunned as authorities struggle to contain new outbreak

A worker cleans a Beijing residential compound on June 17.

Beijing reported 21 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, ten fewer than the day before, as other parts of China imposed restrictions on people entering from the capital.

The city has now logged 158 new infections since June 11 after going nearly two months without recording a single case.

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