the National Human Resources Development Institute in Jincheon, North Chungcheong Province
South Korean evacuees from the coronavirus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan quarantined for 14 days at two state facilities are set to be released.
The interior ministry said over 700 people staying at the National Human Resources Development Institute in Jincheon and the Police Human Resources Development Institute in Asan all tested negative for the virus.
The first batch of some 370 evacuees that arrived in Gimpo on January 31 will be allowed to leave Saturday.
The second group of 334 Korean nationals will be discharged on Sunday.
Officials said information on where they will go will not be disclosed.■
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