Weekly Epidemic Report (from December 18, 2023 to December 24, 2023)
From:Beijing Municipal Health Commission

During the 51stweek of 2023, there were a total of 30,964 cases of 16 kinds of legal infectious diseases reported, and 6 cases died in Beijing. The top five diseases with a large number of cases are Influenza, COVID-19, Tuberculosis, Viral Hepatitis, and Other Infectious Diarrhea.

The incidence of acute respiratory diseases such as influenza in Beijing, consistent with the national situation, have recently begun to show a downward trend, but still in the high-incidence season. As the New Year's Day holiday is approaching, citizens should pay attention to the local epidemic situation of infectious diseases when traveling during the holiday. When traveling by public transportation such as subways, buses, trains, and airplanes, it is recommended to wear masks scientifically, wash or disinfect hands in time, and pay attention to personal protection for the journey. It is recommended that the elderly, pregnant women and patients with severe chronic underlying diseases should avoid going to crowded tourist attractions or public places as much as possible. If it is necessary to go, it is recommended to wear masks scientifically.