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."