Coronavirus repatriation flight: Ambassador’s message to UK nationals in Wuhan and Hubei

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British Ambassador to China, Barbara Woodward

In a video message to UK nationals affected by the coronavirus outbreak in China, Ambassador Woodward today said:

I’m sending my heartfelt thoughts to you in Wuhan and Hubei.

We have confirmation from the Chinese authorities that the flight for assisted departure will be due to take off at 7am (0700hrs) on Friday 31 January from Wuhan Tianhe airport.

To all those who are registered for the flight, please carefully follow the instructions we are providing.

The safety and security of British nationals will always be our top priority.

If you are a British national in Hubei, and you need emergency assistance, contact our 24/7 number +86 (0) 10 8529 6600 or the Foreign Office in London on (+44) (0)207 008 1500.

Watch Ambassador Woodward’s message

Ambassador Woodward – “I’m sending my heartfelt thoughts to you in Wuhan and Hubei.”

Published 30 January 2020

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