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All 312 Bangladeshis, who were evacuated from the central Chinese city of Wuhan, have been released from a 14-day quarantine in Dhaka.

Wuhan is the epicentre of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Meerjady Sabrina Flora, head of the country’s Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research, made the announcement on Sunday, Xinhua news agency reported.

“All the evacuees have tested negative for the virus,” Flora said.

Flora said all of the returnees were sent home by Sunday morning after they underwent the last health check-up in Dhaka on Saturday.

“They were released with no signs of the coronavirus,” she said.

The Bangladeshis were brought back from Wuhan onboard a special flight on February 1.

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