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Coronavirus: More than 200 Australians flown home after 14-day quarantine

More than 200 Australians have been flown back home after 14 days in quarantine on remote Christmas Island amid coronavirus fears.

They were evacuated from China's Hubei province - the epicentre of the deadly outbreak - on 3 February.

With no cases reported during the minimum required time, they were taken to six cities across Australia.

Many of the returnees, including children, expressed relief, saying they were happy to be finally home.

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Australian nationals arrive in Sydney after a quarantine on Christmas Island. Photo: 17 February 2020

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