Chinese President Xi Jinping visits patients and sends regards to medical workers who have been fighting the epidemic on the front line, encouraging them to firm up confidence in defeating the epidemic, by video calls at the Huoshenshan Hospital in Wuhan, March 10, 2020. (Xinhua/Xie Huanchi)
WUHAN, March 10 (Xinhua) -- The spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been basically curbed in Hubei Province and its capital city Wuhan, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday while inspecting epidemic prevention and control work in the city.
Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, said that initial success has been made in stabilizing the situation and turning the tide in Hubei and Wuhan. ■