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First Group of Japanese Evacuees From Wuhan Completes Quarantine

By Kyodo News 13 February 2020

TOKYO—The first group of Japanese nationals evacuated from China’s Wuhan on a government-chartered aircraft amid the coronavirus outbreak was allowed to go home Thursday after a little over two weeks of isolation.

A total of 197 people had stayed at a hotel in Chiba Prefecture, near Tokyo, and government facilities since they returned on Jan. 29 from the Chinese city at the center of the outbreak for quarantine screenings.

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