214 Taiwanese back in Taiwan after long ordeal in Hubei province

Focus Taiwan
Date: 03/30/2020
By: Shen Peng-ta and Evelyn Kao

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) A second special flight carrying 214 Taiwan nationals who had been stranded in Hubei province in China because of the new coronavirus outbreak touched down late Monday at Taoyuan International Airport.

The government-contracted China Airlines (CAL) flight departed Shanghai's Pudong International Airport at 8:02 p.m. and arrived at the Taoyuan airport at 9:38 p.m.

Upon arrival, all passengers were to undergo a health screening, with those displaying symptoms of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to be sent immediately to a hospital for a complete diagnosis and treatment.

Those who show no symptoms will be transported to designated quarantine facilities for mandatory 14-day quarantines to prevent them from coming into contact with local residents.   [FULL  STORY]

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