There are shut down for the entry and exit of Hubei province in China in order to contain the infectious coronavirus, which has its epicenter in the province's capital, Wuhan.
The extensive decommissioning created on Saturday, tearful scenes in the outskirts of Hubei. It writes the news agency Reuters.
A mother to a kræftramt daughter pleaded for hours the police at a checkpoint to give his daughter permission to leave the province to come for treatment.
the Hospitals in Hubei province are struggling to accommodate the many thousand persons who are infected with the virus.
the 26-year-old Hu Ping, who has leukemia, has therefore not been able to get the necessary chemotherapy.
Therefore, tried her mother, 50-year-old Lu Yuejin, to get the daughter taken to hospital in the nearby city of Jiujiang in Jiangxi province.
But by the bridge over the river Yangtze, which separates the two provinces, was the mother and the daughter rejected.
My daughter needs to get to the hospital in Jiujiang. She needs her treatment, said Lu Yuejin to the police at the checkpoint.
- Tag of my daughter. I don't need to get through. Please just let my daughter come through.
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Lu Yuejin with its kræftsyge daughter. Photo: Thomas Peter
At the border crossing will be a loud message, that no one is allowed to get through to the Jiangxi province, repeated from the speakers on the bridge.
the Bridge has been closed to avoid the spread of coronavirusset, which has infected more than 14,000 and claimed the lives of over 300 persons life.
According to Reuters, dozens of people tried to pass the bridge in recent days.
Several have previewed trains and flights departing from Jiujiang, which is purchased before 24. January. The majority, however, has been rejected.
Lu Yuejin had Saturday plead with the police for several hours before there was finally summoned an ambulance, which brought both mother and daughter.
Both were checked for symptoms of coronavirus, before they got access to the ambulance.