Cui said that in South Korea, Japan, Italy, Iran and other countries with a large number of confirmed cases, there are many overseas Chinese, overseas students and other personnel. The Ministry of foreign affairs and relevant embassies and consulates abroad pay close attention to the development of the epidemic situation in these countries and the situation of Chinas local personnel, and actively carry out consular protection and services. If the epidemic develops further and the health and safety of my local personnel are seriously threatened, we will take necessary measures to actively assist and arrange their return home.
More than 7200 new crown cases have been confirmed in 61 overseas countries, and the total number of deaths in 9 countries is over 100
The novel coronavirus pneumonia spread worldwide, with the total number of confirmed cases, countries with epidemic outbreaks and the number of deaths cases increasing. As of 17:00 p.m. on March 1, according to incomplete statistics, there were more than 7200 confirmed patients outside China, with 108 deaths and 440 cured.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs: assist overseas Chinese students to return home if the epidemic develops
Cui Aimin, director of the Consular Department of the Ministry of foreign affairs, said that some countries with more confirmed cases, such as South Korea, Japan, Italy and other countries, have many overseas Chinese, international students and other personnel. The Chinese government attaches great importance to their local health and safety, and urges the governments in the host countries to pay attention to and solve their health and safety problems.