Dozens of evacuees formerly under quarantine at Travis Air Force base in Fairfield were on their way home Thursday, according to a base spokesman.
Three buses left Travis carrying the American evacuees who spent the past two weeks at the base under a coronavirus quarantine.
Two of the buses left the base at about 7 a.m., one headed to San Francisco International Airport and the other headed to Sacramento, base officials said. A third bus left at 10 a.m., reportedly headed to SFO.
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Another bus filled with evacuees is scheduled to leave the base Friday, the spokesman said.
The exact number of people released Thursday is unclear.
Meanwhile, other coronavirus evacuees from a cruise ship off the coast of Japan remained under quarantine at Travis. Some of those people have tested positive for the virus.