Ukraine's Healthcare Minister gives an update on evacuation of Ukrainians from Wuhan.

Ministry of Health of Ukraine

The next plane, which will bring Ukrainians from Wuhan back home, is expected to fly to China on Tuesday, February 18. This was announced by the Minister of Health Zoryana Skaletska on the air of 1+1 TV Channel.

"An airplane will be sent to China on Tuesday and Ukrainian citizens will be at home on Wednesday," Skaletskaya said.

According to her, Chinese doctors will inspect all Ukrainians, who are currently in Wuhan, and will only let healthy people get on the plane. There will be Ukrainian doctors on board who will arrive from Kyiv. They will also inspect the passengers.

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After arriving in Ukraine, all its citizens will immediately be put on a bus and taken to a place where they will be quarantined for at least 14 days.

As we reported earlier, CMA CGM URAL, the vessel from China is expected to reach the docks in Odesa, southern Ukraine. It is worth noting that none of the crew members appear to be carrying coronavirus. However, some suffer from ARVI.

According to the company's representatives, respective measures will be taken; the health conditions monitoring takes place.

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