More than 400 Americans evacuated from Wuhan

Daisy Roth and her daughters got stuck in Wuhan, China, after a trip to see their family.
2:17 | 02/05/20

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separate planes now on their way home from China tonight. And this sobering number. Cases in China now topping the 20,000 mark. U.S. Embassy staff in protective gear, greeting 400 people at the airport in Wuhan. Those two flights taking off to military bases in the U.S. Tonight, it all comes as a child, already back in the U.S., part of the first group to be quarantined here, has now been rushed to the hospital. ABC's will Carr is at Travis air force base tonight where it's believed this next round of E vac Wu K evacuees are now headed. Reporter: After weeks of waiting, more than 500 Americans finally evacuated from the hot zone in Wuhan, China. Dozens of families first screened by us embassy officials. Onboard Daisy Roth and her daughters got stuck in Wuhan after a trip to see family. Dad Samuel is anxiously waiting back home. They'll land in the united States and, you know, we'll be that much closer together. Reporter: Two flights are headed first to Travis air force base. Every passenger will be placed in quarantine. So, they did give us two hotel room heres. 4 Reporter: At March air force base in Riverside, California, where 195ing vac coueys from Wuhan are only halfway through a quarantine. A child two developed a fever was taken by ambulance to a hospital for testing. The coronavirus has sickened 20,000 people, mostly in China the death toll at 425. Chinese state television documenting a ten-day construction of two massive tonight, thousands of beds ready for patients as investors worry about the global economic impact. And will Carr is live tonight from Travis air force base, where that flight is expected to land overnight. And will I understand those passengers will be tested again when they arrive? Reporter: They'll be tested right when they get off that plane, David. After that, authorities are being tight-lipped about what happens. We do know everyone will be quarantined for at least two weeks and it comes as we just learned that ten passengers on a quarantined cruise ship in Japan just tested positive tonight. David? The widening crisis. Will Carr tonight. Will, thank you.

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