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Government now advise all ‘British nationals in China to leave’

by Mark Fitt Political Journalist
4th Feb 20 4:39 pm

The British government has advised all Britons in China to leave in order to minimise the risk of exposure to coronavirus.

Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO are continuing to work to evacuate Brits from Hubei province.

The foreign secretary Dominic Raab said, “The safety and security of British people will always be our top priority.

“We now advise British nationals in China to leave the country if they can, to minimise their risk of exposure to the virus.

“Where there are still British nationals in Hubei province who wish to be evacuated, we will continue to work around the clock to facilitate this.”

According to the FCO, around 30,000 British nationals are thought to live in mainland China.

There are still commercial flights available in parts of China.

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