A coach carrying British nationals evacuated from Wuhan arrives at the Arrowe Park Hospital in Wirral, near Liverpool in northwest England. Photo: AFP
A coach carrying British nationals evacuated from Wuhan arrives at the Arrowe Park Hospital in Wirral, near Liverpool in northwest England. Photo: AFP

Britain pulls embassy staff, families from China as coronavirus spreads

  • The decision, which follows a similar move by the US this week, came as the death toll from the outbreak soared to 259
  • Health officials on Friday confirmed the first cases in the UK after two people tested positive for the virus

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A coach carrying British nationals evacuated from Wuhan arrives at the Arrowe Park Hospital in Wirral, near Liverpool in northwest England. Photo: AFP
A coach carrying British nationals evacuated from Wuhan arrives at the Arrowe Park Hospital in Wirral, near Liverpool in northwest England. Photo: AFP
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