India to evacuate its citizens from virus-hit Wuhan today
Updated : January 31, 2020 06:27 AM IST
India had requested China for permission to operate two flights to bring back its nationals from worst-affected central Hubei province.
The first flight will carry those Indian nationals who are in and around Wuhan and have conveyed consent for their evacuation, it said.
The nationwide death toll from novel coronavirus has jumped to 170 with 38 more fatalities reported mainly from Hubei province.