The U.S. will provide a limited number of seats on the “only flight” from the city on January 28. Japan negotiates with the Chinese authorities to evacuate its citizens, of whom there are about 700 in Wuhan.
Because of the new coronavirus in China, the U.S. and Japan are evacuating their citizens from the city of Wuhan, where the outbreak occurred. This is reported by Reuters on Sunday, January 26.
All staff of the American consulate in Wuhan will be evacuated and a limited number of seats will be provided for private citizens during the flight from the city. Americans will be able to board the “only flight” from Wuhan to San Francisco on January 28.
Japanese newspaper NHK reported that the Japanese Foreign Ministry is negotiating with the Chinese government to evacuate Japanese citizens from Wuhan. As of Friday, January 24, about 700 Japanese nationals were believed to be in Wuhan, China.
Recall that according to the latest data, coronavirus provoked 56 deaths in China, as well as more than 2,000 people, who fell ill in China and beyond.