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Passengers From Wuhan Sprayed Down By Officials After Landing In Indonesia

Passengers From Wuhan Sprayed Down By Officials After Landing In Indonesia

Indonesian passengers disembarking a plane from Wuhan were sprayed down with disinfectant by officials upon arrival.

Footage has been shared online showing the group of people arriving in the Indonesian city of Batam, having flown in from Wuhan - where the coronavirus outbreak started.

The passengers could be seen getting off the plane, while a number of people stood waiting around in hazmat suits with hoses.

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The travellers were doused with the liquid before they were reportedly transported to a military base on Natuna Island, where they will spend the next fortnight in isolation.

Credit: Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Credit: Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

According to a press release from the Indonesia Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 243 people arrived in the country on the fight - 237 of whom where Indonesian citizens, one is the husband of an Indonesian citizen and the five are members of the 'Advance team of the Indonesian Embassy in Beijing'.

The press release adds: "All have gone through multiple health checks by the Chinese health authorities and the Indonesian Doctors Team at Wuhan International Airport following the health protocol, to ensure that they are all in good health.

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Credit: Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Credit: Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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"During the transit in Batam, before being transferred to the Air Force aircraft, all passengers underwent another health check by the Batam Port Health Office, and all were declared in good health.

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"Four Indonesian citizens chose to remain in China due to family reasons, and three others were unable to meet the health requirements for flying."

A spokesperson for president Joko Widodo, told The Jakarta Post: "All have been declared healthy according to World Health Organisation standards."

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Credit: Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Credit: Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

China has confirmed more than 20,000 cases and over 420 deaths since the outbreak.

There's also been more than 150 confirmed cases in other countries, and one person has died in the Philippines.

However, researchers from John Hopkins University say more people have recovered from the coronavirus than died. The university has a 'real-time map' tracking new confirmed cases of the disease, its figures currently stand at 362 deaths and 530 recoveries.

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Lauren Gardner, director of the Centre for Systems Science and Engineering and a civil engineering professor at Johns Hopkins told CNN: "We built this dashboard because we think it is important for the public to have an understanding of the outbreak situation as it unfolds with transparent data sources.

"For the research community, this data will become more valuable as we continue to collect it over time."

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