Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, inspects the novel coronavirus pneumonia prevention and control work in Beijing, capital of China, on Feb. 10, 2020. (Xinhua/Ju Peng)
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, Monday extended deep condolences to those who died from the novel coronavirus pneumonia and expressed deep sympathy to their bereaved families.
Xi, also Chinese president and chairman of the Central Military Commission, also extended sincere sympathy to the patients and their families.
On behalf of the CPC Central Committee, Xi extended the condolences and sympathy when he held a video conference at the Beijing Ditan Hospital with officials fighting the novel coronavirus pneumonia epidemic in Hubei Province.
Xi also extended regards to Party members, officials and people in Hubei, and expressed appreciation for the medical workers, officers and soldiers of the People's Liberation Army, as well as comrades from all walks of life on the frontline of epidemic prevention and control.