Mongolia evacuates its 31 citizens from Wuhan

2020-02-03 13:51:07

A charter flight of the MIAT Mongolian Airlines carrying 31 Mongolian nationals from Wuhan, the epicenter of coronavirus, landed at the Chinggis Khaan International Airport on February 1, Saturday.  


Upon the Mongolian government’s decision to repatriate its citizens remained in the Wuhan city of China under quarantine, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Research Center for Communicable Diseases of Mongolia, Mongolian Embassy in China and other relevant government departments organized the evacuation with the support from the Chinese government, reports the Cabinet's Press and Public Relations Department. 

The evacuated people and a crew of the charter flight, along with the Foreign Ministry and Research Center for Communicable Diseases staff worked throughout the evacuation will be held in isolation at the Research Center for Communicable Diseases for 14 days under medical supervision. 

During the evacuation from Wuhan city, the Chinese side stated that the Mongolian evacuees were not found to be infected with the coronavirus. 

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