China’s Coronavirus updates: Egypt plans special flight to evacuate citizens from Wuhan

Egypt announced on Thursday it was preparing a special flight to evacuate its citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan, epicentre of a Coronavirus outbreak.

Egypt would quarantine them for 14 days on their return home to avoid contagion, the Egyptian Cabinet said in a statement.

The Coronavirus has so far killed more than 170 people, all in China, and infection has spread to more than 8,100 people worldwide.

Source: Reuters