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Chinese police place Britons in enforced isolation after ferry trip

Teacher was given 20 minutes to pack and must remain in hotel room for two weeks

Molly Blackall and Mattha Busby  (The Guardian)

Thu 5 Mar 2020 18.41 GMT

Joanna Davison and her partner were relaxing in their flat in Shenzhen, China, when the phone rang. She was told by the Chinese authorities that they had been exposed to the coronavirus at close proximity and that officials were on their way.

“It was terrifying. Five people in hazmats turned up at our apartment, they looked like ghostbusters,” she said. “They took swabs from our nose and throat and said they’d return in the morning so we should start packing.”… READ MORE...