Media to be briefed on SA citizens' return from Wuhan

This photo taken on February 28, 2020 shows a resident walking past a mural in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province.

This photo taken on February 28, 2020 shows a resident walking past a mural in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province. 

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JOHANNESBURG - An inter-ministerial committee will brief the media on Sunday ahead of the repatriation of South African citizens returning to the country from Wuhan, China.

President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday, they will be repatriated.

A number of them have expressed a desire to return home.

According to the Presidency, none of those who will be returning has been diagnosed with coronavirus, known as COVID-19.

READ: Govt plans to repatriate South Africans in Wuhan: report

The exercise will be part of precautionary measures.

The South African nationals will be placed in quarantine for 21 days once they return home.

More details on the planned mission will be provided by the inter-ministerial committee.

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