92 Singaporeans returned to Singapore from Wuhan on Thursday (Jan. 30) morning, accompanied by consular officers from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).
The 92 Singaporeans arrived via Scoot flight TR 121.
Returning Singaporeans will be quarantined
According to an MFA statement, the returning Singaporeans will undergo medical screening upon arrival at Changi Airport.
Those with fever or respiratory symptoms will be taken to designated hospitals for further examination, while the remaining passengers, including the MFA consular officers, will be quarantined for 14 days.
"In a telephone call with PRC State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi yesterday, Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan expressed the Singapore Government’s appreciation to the PRC government, Hubei provincial government, Wuhan city government, and the PRC Embassy in Singapore for facilitating the safe return of these Singaporeans."
Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan also posted a Facebook update, emphasising that MFA would always look out for Singaporeans in distress overseas.
Top image from MFA.