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Authorities detected the virus on people who were working where imported salmon is cut.
Beijing's health authorities Saturday reinstated confinement measures after a new coronavirus outbreak was detected in the Xinfadi market, which is located in the Fengtai district in the southwest of the city.
In the Chinese capital, the main supermarkets have removed the salmon from their shelves after hearing the news on Saturday morning.
"Eleven housing communities near the food distribution center have been quarantined," news agency EFE reported, adding that "vegetables, fruits, shrimp, crabs, veal or lamb were also left uncollected because of the need to inspect them to see if they had virus traces."
Xinfadi is the first case of local coronavirus' transmission detected in the capital over the past two months.