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Last US citizens repatriated from Cape Town

Covid-19 9 months ago

The United States repatriated more than 200 of their citizens from South Africa this week, with the last flight departing on Friday morning, to a country which has already seen more than 16,000 deaths.


10 Apr 2020
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Last US citizens repatriated from Cape Town

The last flight back to the United states departed from Cape Town on Friday. Picture: @USConsulateCT Twitter

The last flights carrying the last group of American citizens being repatriated to their country left Cape Town International Airport bound for Dulles International Airport in Washington DC on Friday. At least 200 ordinary US citizens embarked at the airport after being screened and tested before they departed. On Thursday two groups – one comprising private citizens and staff and officials at the US Mission in South Africa – embarked at OR Tambo International Airport, and another at King Shaka International travelling via Cape Town, where it picked up more US passengers. This is part of the programme undertaken by...

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