China decides to evacuate its citizens from India amid rise in coronavirus cases

The Economic Times | May 25, 2020 at 7:10 PM
  • China has decided to evacuate its citizens, including students, tourists and businessmen, from India who are facing “difficulties” in the country and want to return home in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • The Chinese embassy put out a notice on its website on Monday, asking those wanting to return home to book tickets in special flights.
  • The coronavirus, which was first reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December, has spread to over 190 countries, infecting over 54 lakh people and taking lives of 3.4 lakh.