Fijian evacuees

Fijian evacuees from Wuhan relieved to be in New Zealand

Sylvia Nandani and Joe Racaca were among 193 people evacuated by New Zealand last week.

Ms Nandani had arrived in Wuhan from Beijing two weeks before the outbreak and said the experience had been overwhelming.

"It was really difficult to be locked in your room for a week because they had told us not to go outside," she said.

"And where I was located, the market that the virus started from was maybe a few kilometres away.