- Some Indonesians were sent back to their home country after being trapped in Wuhan, China
- An official said that these passengers passed the health standards set by the World Health Organization
- In a video, it can be seen that officials sprayed antiseptic to the passengers upon their arrival in Indonesia
- The netizens were also pleased to know the precautionary measures of Indonesia amid the 2019 novel coronavirus threat
It has been recently reported that officials sprayed antiseptic to the passengers who came from Wuhan, China, upon their arrival in Indonesia.
KAMI learned that the video was shared online when the passengers arrived on February 2 at the Hang Nadim Airport in Batam, Indonesia.
In a report by the Business Insider (authored by Connor Perrett), as of posting time, there is no confirmed case of the 2019 novel coronavirus yet in Indonesia.
As seen in the video, individuals wearing yellow hazmat suits and backpacks with a label that read “ALKOHOL.”
As reported by The Jakarta Post, the passengers of the flight are those who had been trapped in Wuhan and other cities in Hubei province.
"All have been declared healthy according to World Health Organization standards," the spokesperson of Indonesian President Joko Widodo said.
Meanwhile, the netizens were pleased to know the precautionary measures that Indonesia did for its residents amid the 2019 novel coronavirus scare globally. Here are some of their comments on the Facebook post Inquirer:
“No confirmed case in Indonesia. They are prepared.”
“indonesia has a good precautionary measures...”
“mabuti pa ang Indonesia may malasakit sa kababayan nila.”
“That's a very good precaution. Well done!”
The Department of Health has recently confirmed that about 80 people are under investigation for suspected novel coronavirus.
There are over 17,000 cases of novel coronavirus in the world. About 362 deaths were reported, one of them was in the Philippines.
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