Covid-2019: Only people without symptops to be evacuated from Wuhan

Source : 112 Ukraine

The plane for Ukrainian citizens would set out on Tuesday; its return is expected on Thursday
17:40, 17 February 2020


People with symptoms of coronavirus will not be allowed to enter the board of the plane, which evacuates the citizens of Ukraine from Wuhan as Interfax-Ukraine reported citing Deputy Healthcare Minister Viktor Lyashko.

“There is no need for panic; we bring healthy people to Ukraine,” he said.

He noted that the plane for Ukrainian citizens would set out on Tuesday; its return is expected on Thursday.

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Besides, Lyashko stated that the 25 foreign citizens from five different countries evacuated along with 49 Ukrainians will stay in Ukraine during 14 days.

“I cannot tell yet, where they will stay. The location is defined but I cannot tell it yet,” Lyashko added.

To day, no confirmed case of coronavirus was spotted in Ukraine

Related: Further development of coronavirus epidemy cannot be predicted, - WHO

Earlier, Obukhiv district council asked President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky not to allow the accommodation of 280 Ukrainians from Chinese Wuhan (Hubei province) to quarantine in private sanatorium in Obukhiv area, Kyiv region.

As we reported, the Chinese coronavirus claimed another 100 lives in Hubei province; this made the worldwide number of fatalities as big as 1,770.


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