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As South Africans Prepare to Leave Wuhan, Evacuation Hopes Fade For Other Africans Left Behind

The imminent evacuation of 122 South Africans from Wuhan will likely be the last such rescue mission to bring home Africans stranded in China. Now that the infection rate in Wuhan, the epicenter of the viral outbreak, is steadily going down, the city is slowly returning to normal. Although most people in the city are still confined to their homes, some people are now being allowed to leave to go to their jobs.

Meanwhile, COVID-19 is now starting its slow spread in Africa, where infections have been confirmed in a dozen countries

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