Chinese Premier Li visits Wuhan, epicenter of virus outbreak

Reuters

Posted at Jan 27 2020 12:31 PM

People wearing masks shop at a supermarket on the second day of the Chinese Lunar New Year, following the outbreak of a new coronavirus, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China Jan. 26, 2020. Cnsphoto via Reuters

BEIJING - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday visited Wuhan, epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak that has killed 80 and infected more than 2,700 people in the country, China's government said in a statement.

Li went to the city to inspect the ongoing efforts to contain the epidemic and spoke with patients and medical staff, the statement said. 

More details to follow.