Hong Kong's efforts to airlift residents from Hubei hailed

HONG KONG (China Daily/ANN): The government’s plan to fly back 533 residents stranded in Hubei province this week has been welcomed by those trapped at the epicentre of the Covid-19 outbreak — who called the evacuation “timely” and “efficient”.

The SAR government announced on Tuesday (March 3) its plan to charter four flights, two on Wednesday and two on Thursday, to evacuate local residents, including 14 pregnant women, 11 students about to take the college entrance HKDSE exam in late March, and 22 people with urgent medical needs.

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