Xinhua Photos of the Day(Feb. 9)

Source: Xinhua| 2020-02-09 14:40:17|Editor: huaxia

BEIJING, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Aerial photo taken on Feb. 8, 2020 shows makeshift sheds for staff members and vehicles at an exit of the "Wuhan Livingroom" in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. The cultural building complex dubbed "Wuhan Livingroom," which is converted into a hospital to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus, is designed to accommodate 2,000 beds. Nursing unit B of the hospital is ready, while unit A has been put into use earlier. (Xinhua/Li He)

Medical team members have their hair cut to better wear protective products before leaving for Wuhan of Hubei Province, at the Third Xiangya Hospital of Central South University in Changsha, central China's Hunan Province, Feb. 8, 2020. Medical workers of the third batch from the Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University and the first batch from the Third Xiangya Hospital of Central South University set off for Wuhan on Saturday, the Chinese Lantern Festival, to aid the novel coronavirus control efforts there. (Xinhua/Chen Zeguo)

Nurse Sun Chun reads medical records at Leishenshan (Thunder God Mountain) Hospital in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 8, 2020. Medical workers at the Leishenshan Hospital are set to receive the first batch of patients of the novel coronavirus pneumonia on Saturday. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

Patients enter the ward of Leishenshan (Thunder God Mountain) Hospital in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 8, 2020. The makeshift hospital received its first batch of patients of the novel coronavirus pneumonia Saturday night. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

Mauritian Hosany Sumayyah (L) and her husband Pakistani Abdul Zahir Hamad wear protective suits before getting into work at a novel coronavirus prevention-and-control checkpoint of an expressway exit in Wenzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, Feb. 8, 2020. Pakistani Abdul Zahir Hamad and Mauritian Hosany Sumayyah, a married couple, both work as doctors at Panhealth Medical Center in Wenzhou. Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, they have been serving as volunteers at a highway exit checkpoint in Wenzhou, checking identity information and measuring body temperature for drivers and passengers. (Xinhua/Weng Xinyang)

Medical workers disinfects an ambulance transferring patients infected with the novel coronavirus at Huoshenshan (Fire God Mountain) Hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 8, 2020. More than 200 patients infected with the novel coronavirus were transfered Saturday to Huoshenshan Hospital, a 1,000-bed hospital built in 10 days in Wuhan, the epicenter of the virus outbreak in China. (Xinhua/Li Yun)

A girl buys gift ahead of Valentine's Day in Jammu, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Feb. 8, 2020. (Str/Xinhua)

One Chinese player's shoe is written "Wuhan, come on" to cheer China up in the fight against the novel coronavirus pneumonia during the group B match between China and Spain at the Women's Olympic qualifying basketball tournament in Belgrade, Serbia, on Feb. 8, 2020. (Photo by Predrag Milosavljevic/Xinhua)

Thai security personnel rush to the scene of the shooting in Nakhon Ratchasima province, Thailand, Feb. 8, 2020. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Sunday that a shooting rampage in northeastern Thailand has left 27 people dead, including the gunman, and 57 others injured. (Xinhua)

Cowboys are seen in the rodeo competition at Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo in Fort Worth, Texas, the United States, on Feb. 7, 2020. The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo 2020 runs from Jan. 17 to Feb. 8. An average of over 900,000 people visit the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo annually. (Photo by Dan Tian/Xinhua)

Huge waves are seen by the seashore in Beirut, Lebanon, Feb. 8, 2020. A snowstorm hit Lebanon on Saturday and is expected to subside on Monday. (Photo by Bilal Jawich/Xinhua)

People perform dragon dance during a Cap Go Meh Festival celebration held by the Chinese community in Padang of West Sumatra, Indonesia, Feb. 8, 2020. The Cap Go Meh Festival, also known as Lantern Festival, is celebrated on the 15th day of the Chinese Lunar New Year. (Photo by Ardhy Fernando/Xinhua)

Irish President Michael D. Higgins casts his ballot at a polling station in Dublin, Ireland, on Feb. 8, 2020. The 2020 general election in Ireland kicked off at 7:00 a.m. local time (0700 GMT) on Saturday morning as scheduled, with the participation of a record number of female candidates, local media reported. (Xinhua)

A man and his son play on the beach of the Caspian Sea in Tonekabon City, northern Iran, Feb. 7, 2020. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

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