The General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, State President, and Chairman of the Central Military Commission Xi Jinping emphasized during the investigation and guidance of the epidemic prevention and control of the new type of coronavirus pneumonia in Beijing on the 10th that the current epidemic situation is still very serious, and party committees and governments at all levels must resolutely implement the CPC Central Committee on epidemic prevention and control. Decision-making and deployment, resolutely implement the general requirements of firm confidence, mutual help, scientific prevention and control, and make persistent and heroic struggles. With firmer confidence, more tenacious will, and more decisive measures, we will rely on the people and resolutely The spread and spread of the epidemic have been curbed, and the people's war, general war, and obstruction war must be resolutely won.
On the afternoon of the 10th, accompanied by Cai Qi, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, secretary of the Beijing Municipal Party Committee and Mayor Chen Jining, Xi Jinping went to communities, hospitals, and disease control centers to learn about grass-roots epidemic prevention and control work, and video-connected to the front line of Wuhan's anti-pneumonia epidemic in Wuhan To send care and condolences to the Party Central Committee for medical workers and cadres and workers in the frontline of epidemic prevention and control nationwide.
He first went to the Anhuali Community in Chaoyang District to learn about the epidemic prevention and control at the primary level and stressed the role of community in effectively containing the spread of the epidemic.
At Beijing Ditan Hospital, a designated institution treating the novel coronavirus pneumonia, Xi checked the treatment of hospitalized patients at the monitoring center and talked to medical staff on duty via a video link. Xi called on medical staff to continue to improve the diagnosis and treatment plan, save patients at all costs and reminded them to take good self-protection.
At the hospital, Xi talked to frontline medical workers in three hospitals in Wuhan receiving infected patients with a telemedicine system, encouraging them to resolutely carry on the fight to defend the city, capital of Hubei.
Xi expressed deep condolences to those who died from the novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak and extended sympathy to their bereaved families and stressed that the whole Party, armed forces and people of all ethnic groups in China should stand together with the people of Hubei and Wuhan.
"Wuhan is a heroic city, and people of Hubei and Wuhan are heroic people who have never been crushed by any difficulty and danger in history," Xi said, speaking to officials fighting the epidemic in Hubei in a video-conference.
Noting that Hubei and Wuhan are the top priority for epidemic prevention and control, Xi called for greater efforts in hospital admission, treatment, social management, public communication and unified commanding in the epidemic prevention and control work. He also urged more caring for the frontline medical personnel.
Leaving the hospital, Xi went to the center for disease control and prevention of Chaoyang District. Xi presided over a meeting and listened to report on the epidemic prevention and control work of Beijing.
Xi highlighted the urgency of putting in place targeted measures to address the rising risk of epidemic spread following the post-festival travel peak, called for efforts to work out more effective treatment plans to reduce the rates of infection and mortality and demanded resolute punishments on illegal activities such as price gouging.
Xi stressed that the fundamentals of China's long-term economic development remain unchanged and the impact of the novel coronavirus epidemic on the economy is short-lived.
He called for greater efforts to minimize the impact of the epidemic on the economy and reach goals and tasks of economic and social development this year. Close attention must be paid to employment and large-scale layoffs should be avoided, he added.