Chinese premier visits city at epicentre of Wuhan coronavirus

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was in Wuhan to "investigate and guide" ongoing efforts to control the virus.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was in Wuhan to "investigate and guide" ongoing efforts to control the virus.PHOTO: REUTERS

WUHAN (AFP) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday (Jan 27) paid his first visit to Wuhan since the city was struck by the outbreak of a deadly virus that has spread across the country and sparked global concern.

Wearing a mask and blue plastic scrubs, Li was in Wuhan to "investigate and guide" ongoing efforts to control the virus, China's State Council said on its official social media account.