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China Allows Entry To WHO COVID-19 Probe Member After Negative Test

China Allows Entry To WHO COVID-19 Probe Member After Negative Test

China said on Friday that it has arranged for the entry of one British expert from World Health Organization's (WHO) COVID19 probe team after retesting negative for the disease.

BEIJING: China said on Friday that it has arranged for the entry of one British expert from World Health Organization’s (WHO) COVID-19 probe team after re-testing negative for the disease.

Foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian was speaking at a regular news briefing without clarifying when the expert will arrive.

Two members of a WHO-led team that arrived on Thursday in the city of Wuhan to investigate the origins of COVID-19 remained behind in Singapore after testing positive for coronavirus antibodies, the WHO said.

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first published:January 15, 2021, 13:18 IST