OREANDA-NEWS. The world has made great strides in the fight against the coronavirus, Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a video message at the forum in Davos. He is confident that humanity will be able to defeat COVID-19.

According to the politician, he is convinced, that winter can not stop the onset of spring, so there is no doubt, that humanity will defeat the virus and come out of this disaster even stronger. At the same time, he noted that the increase in the number of new cases of coronavirus infection recently reminds people, that it is necessary to fight the disease further.

The EEF conference is held in an online format and will last until January 29. The participants of the event plan to discuss the development of technologies, climate change, global cooperation and the transformation of industries, RIA Novosti reports. The conference started on Monday, January 25.

According to official data, about 100 thousand Chinese citizens have become infected with the coronavirus. More than 4.8 thousand people died from the effects of the infection.