The Embassy of Ukraine to China knows about 41 Ukrainians who stay in Wuhan and who should be evacuated as Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba stated.
“From all Ukrainians, only 10 people expressed the desire to evacuate. We begin the preparation for the evacuation and urge each our citizens in China and their relatives to spread this information. If someone, besides these 10 people, needs evacuation, I ask you to appeal to the embassy of Ukraine to China, which will make the final list,” the minister said.
According to him, further details of the evacuation will be provided later.
Dmytro Kuleba also noted that the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine urges to refuse from the tourist travels to the countries with the epidemic of coronavirus.
On February 20, the Boeing 737-800 landed in Kharkiv city. It carried the Ukrainians who were evacuated from China so as to save them from the raging coronavirus. According to Ukraine's Healthcare Ministry, none of the passengers were sick or showed any symptoms of the disease. The Interior Ministry decided that the citizens will be put on the quarantine in Novi Sanzhary, Poltava region, central Ukraine.