Plane carrying first Australian coronavirus evacuees touches down on Christmas Island
Monday, 3 February 2020 Plane transporting Australian coronavirus evacuees from China has arrived on Christmas Island. Elderly passengers and young children were seen getting off the plane. Medical staff were assisting passengers onto buses.
Australians evacuated from China's Wuhan city arrived in the Indian Ocean territory of Christmas Island on Tuesday (February 4), where they will be quarantined to prevent the spread of a new flu-like coronavirus.