48 citizens of Ukraine and 29 foreigners are being evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan. All passengers are healthy. This was announced by Ukraine's Deputy Minister of Health Dmytro Koval during a briefing.
"All 48 citizens of Ukraine and 29 foreigners came on board: eight - from Argentina, five – from the Dominican Republic, five - from Ecuador, four - from El Salvador, two – from Kazakhstan and Costa Rica and one citizen from other countries," he stated.
The departure of the Boeing 737-800 SkyUp aircraft from the international airport Boryspil took place on February 19, at 02:50.
The plane with evacuated people aboard will land in Boryspil on the morning of February 20.
As we reported earlier, Members of Hostomel local council signed an appeal to the regional council and the Kyiv mayor on preventing the hospitalization of people evacuated from Wuhan.
"Many medical workers of the medical facility live in Hostomel, and they are concerned that they may become carriers of the disease among the residents of the village," the statement says.