Video of patients suspected with 2019 nCoV being dragged goes viral

Video of patients suspected with 2019 nCoV being dragged goes viral

- Footage of Chinese officials forcing residents to leave their homes went viral on social media

- As seen in the video, some of the residents refused to cooperate and did not want to go on quarantine

- Another resident was seen resisting and even tried to hide under the video as he was trying to escape

- According to Chinese authorities, the death toll in China linked to the novel coronavirus has risen to more than 900

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Footage of Chinese officials wearing hazmat (hazardous material) suits while forcing people to leave their homes has surfaced on social media.

KAMI learned that people suspected of 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV) were being dragged and they refused to cooperate with the officials.

In a report by LADbible, the video was shared by Radio Free Asia on Twitter and it was reportedly taken in Kunshan, Jiangsu.

"[Residents of Kunshan, Jiangsu refused to be quarantined] [Forcibly taken away by staff members] Online circulated clips, a group of personnel wearing protective clothing of 'Kunshan City Governance' went to a household to persuade the residents to prepare for packing to be isolated, but the head of household refused to co-operate,” it read.

"The staff then entered the house and took the residents one by one and sent them to the ambulance. The male head of the household questioned the staff members for breaking the law and fiercely resisted. During this period, the staff members' protective clothing was broken and they tried to hide under the car,” it added.

As seen in the video, one resident tried to escape and even tried to hide under the vehicle. However, he was unable to leave the area.

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In a report by CNN World, about 910 were reported dead in China due to the novel coronavirus that was first discovered in Wuhan.

Meanwhile, in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed three cases of the novel coronavirus in the country and about 284 patients are under investigation.

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