China allows non-residents to leave Wuhan

A disinfection worker of Budapest's Liszt Ferenc Airport of arrives with a sprayer machine. The international airport prepared special control measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

File: A disinfection worker of Budapest's Liszt Ferenc Airport of arrives with a sprayer machine. The international airport prepared special control measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

AFP/Attila Kisbenedek

JOHANNESBURG - Chinese authorities are allowing non-residents to leave the quarantined city of Wuhan if they show no symptoms and never had contact with Coronavirus patients.

Meanwhile, South Korea has postponed its school year by a week as the president raises its virus alert to red, the highest level

This follows a jump in the number of coronavirus cases to almost 800 with seven deaths recorded.

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More than half of the country’s cases are linked to a religious group.

Over 9 000 members of the group are in self-quarantine while a thousand have shown symptoms of the virus.

Globally more than 77 000 people are infected with over 2 400 deaths recorded.

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