China’s president arrived in the country’s central Wuhan city on Tuesday morning, his first visit since the city shot to global infamy last December as the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak.

According to China’s state-run Xinhua News Agency, President Xi Jinping will inspect medical facilities and prevention measures implemented in Wuhan and other regions of the Hubei province.

He will also meet medical workers, military officers, and soldiers who have been on the forefront of Hubei and Wuhan’s fight to control the outbreak.

Authorities in Wuhan are also expected to shut down on Tuesday the last two of

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