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9:00 AM 30th January 2020

FCO Spokeswoman Statement On UK Assisted Departure From Wuhan, China

Following the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, the government is working to organise a flight to the UK for eligible British nationals.

A Foreign Office spokeswoman said:

"We are doing everything we can to get British people in Wuhan safely back to the UK. A number of countries’ flights have been unable to take off as planned. We continue working urgently to organise a flight to the UK as soon as possible.

"We remain in close contact with the Chinese authorities and conversations are ongoing at all levels."