January 27, 2020 / 1:19 AM / 23 days ago

Wuhan suspends visa, passports services for Chinese citizens until Jan 30 - government statement

People wearing face masks travel in the subway, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China January 26, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Wuhan, capital of Hubei province and epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, said it would suspend visa and passport services for Chinese citizens until Jan. 30 to strengthen control of the virus, the city’s exit-entry bureau said in a statement on Monday.

Reporting by Winni Zhou and Josh Horwitz; Editing by Tom Hogue

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