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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Jan. 24)

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24 Jan 2021, 13:18 GMT+10

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

© Provided by Xinhua | U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (C) speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., the United States, Jan. 21, 2021. The U.S. Senate will start former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial during the week of Feb. 8, Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer said on Friday. (Photo by Ting Shen/Xinhua)

© Provided by Xinhua | A healthcare worker watches a patient in the "COVID Area" of the Beverly Hospital in Montebello City, California, the United States, Jan. 22, 2021. California, the most populous state in the United States, once again reported its highest daily rise in COVID-19 deaths on Friday. The state registered 764 new COVID-19 deaths over the past 24 hours, taking its death toll to 35,768, the California Department of Public Health reported in a daily release on Friday. (Xinhua)

© Provided by Xinhua | Medical workers prepare for collecting swab samples for COVID-19 screening at a nucleic acid testing site in Dongchang District of Tonghua, northeast China's Jilin Province, Jan. 20, 2021. A total of 88 positive results for COVID-19 have been reported in the city of Tonghua, following the basic completion of its second round of citywide COVID-19 testing. As of midnight Friday, a total of 361,648 people had been sampled, and over 30,600 people that had contact with early reported infections have been placed under medical observation, Jiang Haiyan, Tonghua's deputy mayor, told a press briefing Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Chang)

© Provided by Xinhua | A medical worker collects swab samples for COVID-19 screening at a nucleic acid testing site in Dongchang District of Tonghua, northeast China's Jilin Province, Jan. 20, 2021. A total of 88 positive results for COVID-19 have been reported in the city of Tonghua, following the basic completion of its second round of citywide COVID-19 testing. As of midnight Friday, a total of 361,648 people had been sampled, and over 30,600 people that had contact with early reported infections have been placed under medical observation, Jiang Haiyan, Tonghua's deputy mayor, told a press briefing Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Chang)

© Provided by Xinhua | A medical worker collects nucleic acid sample at the testing site in a high school in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Jan. 22, 2021. Despite the extreme cold weather in Harbin, COVID-19 prevention and control workers stuck to their posts maintaining order and collecting nucleic acid samples. (Xinhua/Xie Jianfei)

© Provided by Xinhua | An engineer operates an ultra-cold freezer the government recently purchased to store COVID-19 vaccines in Kigali, Rwanda, Jan 22, 2021. Hassan Sibomana, head of Rwanda Biomedical Center's vaccination unit, said Rwanda has addressed the challenge of storing COVID-19 vaccines at low temperatures, and has built the capacity to store about 300,000 vaccine doses. (Photo by Cyril Ndegeya/Xinhua)

© Provided by Xinhua | A man walks past a graffiti of a medical worker in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Jan. 22, 2021. The Brazilian state of Sao Paulo announced on Friday a return to the strictest phase of quarantine starting on Monday, with the closure of bars, restaurants and non-essential businesses during nights and weekends due to the increase in COVID-19 cases. Governor of Sao Paulo Joao Doria said at a press conference that these measures, which will be in force until Feb. 7, are taken to avoid a collapse in the hospital system of the richest and most populated state, but also the epicenter of COVID-19 infections in Brazil. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso)

© Provided by Xinhua | A medical worker prepares a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a health service center in Jerusalem on Jan. 22, 2021. (Photo by Gil Cohen Magen/Xinhua)

© Provided by Xinhua | Photo taken on Jan. 23, 2021 shows a Guanyin Bodhisattva statue made during ancient China's Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534), which is exhibited at the National Museum of China in Beijing, capital of China. (Xinhua/Yin Dongxun)

© Provided by Xinhua | Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2021 shows swans flying in the sky over Guide County, northwest China's Qinghai Province. (Xinhua/Zhang Hongxiang)

© Provided by Xinhua | Aerial photo taken on Jan. 22, 2021 shows people slicing river ices at Baigezhuang Town of Luannan County, north China's Hebei Province. (Photo by Zhang Yongxin/Xinhua)


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