Chinese President arrived at the hospital to meet with coronavirus patients
BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived at the hospital to meet with coronavirus patients and health officials who killed more than 900 people.
The Chinese president, who called the virus a 'devil', visited the hospital treating the infected patients and said 'the situation is still worrying'.
According to the Chinese broadcaster CCTV, Shi Jin Ping said that "more effective measures must be taken to prevent the spread of the virus."
It is to be noted that the Chinese President was in the public eye since the aforementioned virus spread across the country.
He deployed Prime Minister Li Keqiang to prevent the outbreak, while the Chinese prime minister also visited Wuhan last month.
According to official media, on Monday, Shi Jin Ping wore a blue mask and white surgical gown to meet with doctors at the Dayton Hospital in Beijing, see patients' treatment and talk to doctors in Wuhan via video link.
He later met with the community living in the middle of Beijing to review 'research and measures' to prevent the outbreak.
Video footage showed the Chinese president's temperature checked with an infrared thermometer, after which he spoke to the working community and even smiled for those watching from the windows of the apartment.
Since the outbreak of the outbreak, Chinese authorities have taken extraordinary steps, including shutting down the city of Hubei province in China, shutting down transportation systems nationwide, closing tourist destinations and tens of millions. Includes suggesting living in homes.
After these steps, the city was deserted, but on the last day, some signs of normal life were restored.
Roads in Beijing and Shanghai now have more traffic, and the southern province of Guanzhou says they will restore public transport soon.
Lee, who works in a salon in Beijing, closed his business for several days and reopened it last day, saying, "There is no doubt that we are worried".
"When customers come in, we first look at their temperature, then use disinfectant and ask them to wash their hands," he said.
Many people are being asked to work from home, while a few companies have stopped work for another week.
According to state media reports, the number of passengers on Beijing's subway has dropped by less than half.
Major shopping malls in the capital are offering desert views and many banks are closed.
It may be noted that 909 people have been killed so far in China as a result of the coronavirus, while in total 40,235 cases of the virus have been reported.
Corona reported 319 cases in 24 other countries in which one person was killed.