Hundreds of South Korean citizens are being flown to their home country as Wuhan, the Chinese city at the heart of the coronavirus outbreak, remains under lockdown.

On Friday, around 368 of over 700 South Koreans in the Chinese city were flown home and transported to two isolated health facilities near Seoul, according to Yonhap News Agency.

They will be placed in a two-week quarantine at Asan and Jincheon provincial public facilities – almost 55 miles from the capital – for testing and monitoring.

While one citizen stayed back after being found to have a fever, the number of

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