An airplane carrying South Korean citizens repatriated from Wuhan amid the coronavirus outbreak lands at Gimpo airport. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images
South Korea has repatriated 367 of its citizens from Wuhan.
A charter flight from the outbreak epicenter landed in Seoul’s Gimpo airport Friday morning local time.
There are about 700 South Koreans in Wuhan who registered to return to South Korea, according to government estimates. South Korea had initially planned to send two charter flights but only one was approved by the Chinese government.
South Korea said that it was also sending $5 million worth of emergency humanitarian aid to China, according to the South Korean Foreign Affairs Ministry.