DHAKA, Bangladesh 

An Indian Air Force aircraft flew 23 Bangladeshis Thursday from China’s Wuhan city, the epicenter of the deadly novel coronavirus, to Delhi, said local media reports.

“The Bangladeshi returnees will be kept quarantined for two weeks along with Indian nationals who have been brought back on the same special flight to Delhi,” local private television channel Ekushey TV reported, citing Mohammad Imran, the high commissioner of Bangladesh to India.

After 14 days of close monitoring, the return of the Bangladeshi nationals from India to Dhaka will begin based on the quarantine report. 

The Bangladesh Directorate General of Health

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