Flight from China with evacuees from Coronavirus outbreak lands at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

Plane carrying passengers from Wuhan, China lands at MCAS Miramar

Plane carrying passengers from Wuhan, China is about to land at MCAS Miramar. Upon landing the passengers will be moved to a quarantine site on base for a federally mandated 14-day period. More info: https://bit.ly/2SrzqBk

Posted by KUSI News on Wednesday, February 5, 2020

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A plane from China with American evacuees from the coronavirus outbreak will arrive at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Wednesday morning, a base official said.

The plane is tentatively scheduled to arrive between 6-9 a.m., the official said.

The evacuees will be screened by Center for Disease Control medical personnel upon arrival and moved to a quarantine site on the base, where they will reside for a federally mandated 14-day quarantine in the base’s Consolidated Bachelor’s Quarters or Miramar Inn, the official said.

During their stay at the base, the evacuees will be provided food, water and other items from the Department of Health and Human Services. Department of Defense personnel will not have direct contact with any of those returning from China, the official said.

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