On Saturday afternoon, a group of Mexican students from China arrived at Mexico City International Airport (AICM).
These are 18 students who left Xi’An-Xianyang International Airport, in the face of the emergence of the spread of the new virus that has killed at least 259 people in China.
Reads: ‘No justification is to fly to China to bring Mexicans,’ says Chancellor Ebrard
These young people are part of a group of 52 people studying in that country and will return to Mexican territory in the following days at the request of their relatives.
The arrival of young people in the national territory occurred around 14:00 hours, after the health alert that is maintained in the Asian country by the outbreak of coronavirus.
Find out: Uber suspends 240 accounts and 2 drivers for possible coronavirus in CDMX
The students arrived with mouth covers, passed the airport filters and then gave some statements to the media.
Students also began arriving at Guanajuato International Airport.
On Thursday, the Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the declaration of the global state of emergency to prevent the spread of coronavirus (2019-nC0V).
The isolation in which the new coronavirus plunged China was further accentuated this Saturday, with Australia and the United States adding to the list of countries that imposed vetoes against travelers from the Asian giant, where the epidemic has already killed 259.
The virus has already reached more than 20 countries, including Spain, the United Kingdom, Germany, Russia and Sweden, while Africa and Latin America seemed at the moment free from the epidemic.
The number of infected people in China, where they already reached 11,791 affected, after 2,100 new cases were reported on Friday, the National Health Commission announced Saturday.
With information from Notimex
What we do in Animal Político requires professional journalists, teamwork, dialogue with readers and something very important: independence. You can help us keep going. Be part of the team.
Subscribe to Animal Politician, receive benefits and support free journalism.#YoSoyAnimal