Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on the Hong Kong government to make stabilising the pandemic its top priority. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on the Hong Kong government to make stabilising the pandemic its top priority. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus Hong Kong: Xi Jinping puts city government on notice, instructs it to bear ‘main responsibility’ to contain spiralling health crisis, focus on social stability

  • Xi asks Vice-Premier Han Zheng to relay to city leader Carrie Lam the president’s ‘concern about the pandemic situation’, pro-Beijing newspapers report
  • Beijing to upgrade oversight by establishing top-level coordinating group to ensure effective anti-pandemic work

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on the Hong Kong government to make stabilising the pandemic its top priority. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on the Hong Kong government to make stabilising the pandemic its top priority. Photo: Xinhua
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