Xinhua Photos of the Day (Feb. 4)



BEIJING, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Medical workers gesture to each other through the window in Zhangzhou Municipal Hospital in Zhangzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, Feb. 2, 2020. Zhangzhou Municipal Hospital is a designated hospital to treat patients infected with the novel coronavirus in the city. It has started receiving patients with its emergency wards since Jan. 26 in a bid to fight against the virus outbreak. (Photo by Xiao Heyong/Xinhua)

Medical staff test facilities and make the bed at Huoshenshan (Fire God Mountain) Hospital to make final preparations to accept patients infected with the novel coronavirus in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 3, 2020. (Xinhua)

Sanitation workers clean up the garbage at a community at night in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 1, 2020. The sanitation workers of Wuhan have been sticking to their posts in the epidemic-hit city to help fight the outbreak of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus. (Xinhua/Li He)

Voluntary workers load donated vegetables onto a truck which will head for Wuhan in the rain in Yibin City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Feb. 2, 2020. Donated materials are transported to Wuhan to help the city fight the outbreak of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus. (Photo by Peng Minxiang/Xinhua)

Aerial photo shows the construction site of a public health center in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, on Feb. 3, 2020. The first phase of the public health center will be finished in 10 days and will provide about 500 beds for emergency isolation wards. (Xinhua/Shao Rui)

Lazio's Ciro Immobile (1st R) scores his first goal during a Serie A soccer match between Lazio and Spal in Rome, Italy, Feb. 2, 2020. (Photo by Augusto Casasoli/Xinhua)

Chen Xiangyu, Ma Yuhan and Adake Ahena Er (from R to L) of Team China compete during the women's team persuit event at the ISU Four Continents Speed Skating Championships in Milwaukee, the United States, Feb. 2, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Ying)

Albanian President Ilir Meta (R) shakes hands with visiting President of the European Parliament (EP) David Sassoli in Tirana, Albania, Feb. 3, 2020. The European Parliament (EP) strongly supports the opening of accession talks of Albania with the European Union (EU), EP President David Sassoli said here on Monday. (Xinhua/Zhang Liyun)

Protesters take part in a protest against the newly unveiled U.S. Middle East peace plan known as the Deal of the Century at a Palestinian refugee camp in Amman, Jordan, on Jan. 31, 2020. (Photo by Mohammad Abu Ghosh/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Feb. 3, 2020 shows the newly-born thornback ray "Srecko" (Happy) in an aquarium in Pula, Croatia. (Dusko Marusic/Pixsell via Xinhua)

Photo taken on Feb. 3, 2020 shows smoke from the bushfire burning in the south of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) moves to blanket the Australian capital Canberra. Authorities have declared a bushfire state of emergency in the ACT on Jan. 31. Canberra is shrouded in smoke. (Photo by Chu Chen/Xinhua)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to journalists in Istanbul, Turkey, Feb. 3, 2020. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Turkey has been retaliating against the Syrian forces' attack on its soldiers in the northern Syrian region of Idlib. (Turkish Presidential Palace/Handout via Xinhua)■