The seven students evacuated from Wuhan University in China have returned yesterday morning after spending a fortnight at a quarantine facility in Australia.

Director of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Yvon Basil confirmed to Daily Post the students have arrived safely after enduring 14-day of medical assessments at a quarantine facility established at the Manigurr-ma accommodation village in Howard Springs near Darwin, a Northern Territory in Australia.

The students were amongst the 266 passengers evacuated from Wuhan on Sunday, February 9 2020.

During their arrival yesterday, the students were met by the Caretaker Minister of Foreign Affairs Ralph Regenvanu, the Chairman of Coronavirus Taskforce Donald Pelam and the Australian Deputy High Commissioner at the VIP lounge.

The Vanuatu Government extends its sincere gratitude to the Australian Government for their assistance in evacuating the students.

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