Football Federation Australia said in a statement: "The safety of all players, officials and fans is of paramount importance to Football Federation Australia and the Asian Football Confederation, and we are confident we will host a successful tournament here in Sydney".
At the time, Hagman said authorities were setting up beds, phone chargers and televisions in an isolated, dormant hangar at Ontario International Airport.
The chartered airliner - a Kalitta Air Boeing 747 - then took off for the March Air Reserve Base in California's Riverside County, about 65 miles east of Los Angeles.
Before embarking on the final leg of their journey, the passengers were "approved to continue on to California by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention", the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services said in a news release Wednesday.
About 200 people were aboard the Japanese flight, which landed in Tokyo on Wednesday morning.
A day earlier, officials with the State Office of Emergency Services notified the county of San Bernardino that it was to receive approximately 240 U.S. citizens arriving from Wuhan in a US-chartered flight.
Upon arrival in California, all passengers will be quarantined for at least three days and monitored by the CDC, per authorities.Читайте также: National Football League investigating social media hack
The pair said they were feeling fine and weren't sitting next to people on the plane who seemed to show signs of illness.
Japan and the United States on Wednesday were the first to evacuate some of their citizens from Wuhan. American citizens were required to pay for their seat, and capacity was limited, with priority given to those most at risk of infection, per the spokesperson.
The initial notice that went out Sunday said the flight would travel to San Francisco, but the director of San Francisco International Airport and the State Department said Monday that was no longer true.
Gulf airports, including Dubai which is home to one of the world's biggest aviation hubs, said last week they would screen all passengers arriving from China amid the outbreak of the deadly virus. Curt Hagman, a San Bernardino County commissioner who is on the board of the Ontario airport, said they were informed Tuesday night that the plane will not land there.
The CDC will work with airport officials to clean the terminal, and there are no global flights scheduled at the airport until May, he said. There has been a "do not travel" warning in place since Thursday for Hubei province when the consulate general announced it was pulling out all nonemergency personnel.
The US warned that Americans should reconsider visiting China, while Britain advised against all but essential travel to mainland China.
The plane is carrying over a hundred of United States citizens that were repatriated from Wuhan, China after the city became an epicentre of novel coronavirus outbreak that already claimed more than a hundred lives and infected more than a thousand people.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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