British airline Easyjet apon discovering one customer has since been diagnosed with the illness has warned passengers there is a “very low” risk of coronavirus infection.
“Easyjet has been notified by the public health authority that a customer who had recently travelled on one of its flights has since been diagnosed with the coronavirus,” a easyJet spokesperson said,
“Public Health England is contacting all passengers who were seated in the vicinity of the customer on flight EZS8481 from Geneva to London Gatwick on 28 January to provide guidance in line with procedures.
“As the customer was not experiencing any symptoms, the risk to others on board the flight is very low. We remain in contact with the public health authorities and are following their guidance. The health and well-being of our passengers and crew is the airline’s highest priority“.