Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Wuhan on March 10 to conduct an inspection to combat SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19).
People’s Daily said Xi, on his first visit to the blockaded city, will check the prevention and control of the epidemic, visit health workers, military commanders, community workers, and staff. public security, grassroots and frontline officials, as well as volunteers, patients and citizens.
According to Reuters, this is Xi’s first city visit since the outbreak last year.
Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province, is also the site of an outbreak.
China’s National Health Commission (NHC) on Tuesday morning announced 17 more deaths in the country. All were recorded in Hubei province, where the corona virus (Covid-19) outbreak started in December 2019. Among them, 16 deaths were recorded in Wuhan capital.
China detected only 19 new infections on March 9, of which 17 patients were recorded in Hubei province, according to China Daily.
Only two cases were found outside the epidemic center, but both were citizens returning from abroad. This means that native transmission no longer appears in the rest of China.