Aviation Orange Alert Issued Due To Explosive Ash Eruption At Dukono Volcano, Indonesia #OrangeAlert #AshEruption #DukonoVolcano #Indonesia
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Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
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London coronavirus: Two British Airways baggage handlers at Heathrow Airport test positive #COVID19 #nCoV2019 #coronavirus #London #UK #HeathrowAirport #BritishAirways
Public Health England has confirmed that two members of British Airways staff have tested positive for coronavirus .
The airline has confirmed to MyLondon that the staff members are baggage handlers, not cabin crew as has been reported on social media.
This news comes as the second person in the UK has died from the virus.
BA has confirmed that the baggage handlers, who are in self-isolation, work at Heathrow Airport.
British Airways said in a statement: “Public Health England has confirmed that two members of our staff, have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.
“The colleagues have been isolated and are recovering at home.”
While there are now 116 cases in the country, London has the most confirmed cases of any region, with 25 patients confirmed as testing positive for the viral infection.
Meanwhile more than 18,000 tests have been carried out for coronavirus including many on those who have travelled recently to affected regions, such as China, South Korea and Italy.
Courtesy of mylondon.news
Coronavirus: Confirmed case in Hong Kong ‘had been working in the UK’ #coronavirus #COVID19 #emergency #UK #HongKong #CathayPacific
A man who has tested positive for coronavirus in Hong Kong, flew from London on Thursday after working in the UK, according to local reports.
The news site Caixin reported that a 35-year-old man who had been working in the UK flew from London to Hong Kong on 27 February and arrived at noon on 28 February.
He then took a ferry to Shekou, near Shenzhen and then drove to Shenzen, it reported. On Saturday he developed symptoms of a cough and fever and went to the hospital where he was confirmed positive for the virus, it said.
He is being treated in isolation in a hospital in Shenzhen. According to documents seen by Caixin, health authorities in Shenzhen notified provincial officials in Guangdong as well as health authorities in Hong Kong on Sunday. 1.
The public broadcaster RTHK reported that the Centre for Health Protection is appealing to anyone who travelled business class on Cathay Pacific flight CX250 from London to Hong Kong on Friday to get in touch. It said it had received notice from Guangdong authorities that a passenger on that flight was confirmed to have Covid-19.
Courtesy of Lily Kuo: theguardian.com