Dozens of Britons evacuated from China’s Wuhan

LONDONAs the outbreak of the novel coronavirus poses unprecedented health disaster in China, a plane carrying 83 Britons and 27 foreign nationals from Wuhan city, central Chin, has arrived in the United Kingdom on Friday.

The plane landed at the Royal Air Force (RAF) Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, about 75 miles north west of London at 13:30 GMT.

The UK passengers are being taken on coaches to Arrowe Park Hospital on the Wirral and quarantined for two weeks, according to a BBC report.

Earlier today, two coronavirus cases have confirmed, the first such cases in the UK. Yesterday, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (2019 nCoV) a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern.”

Source: Kuwait News Agency