Over 200 Taiwanese Nationals To Return Home From Wuhan

Publish Date: 03 Feb, 2020 10:09 AM   |   Shivalik  

Wuhan, Feb 3: On Monday, more than 200 Taiwanese nationals are set to board a chartered flight to return home from the Chinese city of Wuhan, which is the epicentre of the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Officials said on Sunday added that measures have been taken to help the Taiwanese nationals in Hubei, including distributing masks, disinfectants and other medical materials, Xinhua news agency reported.

An information gathering system has also been set up to record their daily health conditions and willingness to return to Taiwan.

One Taiwanese national was confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus in Hubei, while two others were suspected to be infected.

By the end of Sunday, 10 coronavirus cases were confirmed in Taiwan, according to China's National Health Commission.

By Monday morning, the virus has killed 361 people in China, with a total of 17,205 infected cases.

The Philippines on Sunday confirmed the first coronavirus death outside China.