Man arrives in Larnaca on plane from Britain with high fever, passengers and crew undergo checks, plane fumigated

Larnaca International Airport was put on alert on Wednesday evening when a passenger on a plane from Britain arrived in Larnaca with high fever and is being tested for coronavirus.

At the same time, the 148 passengers and five crew member were taken to a designated area at Larnaca Airport and are going through health checks.

According to CNA sources, a charter flight from Gatwick, landed before 1900 local time at Larnaca international Airport. The same sources said one of the passengers, a 28-year-old Greek Cypriot, had high fever and was taken to the airport’s clinic. From there, he was transferred to Nicosia General Hospital for further investigation.

The passengers and crew were led to an area of the old Larnaca Airport for health checks while the aircraft is being fumigated.

Source: Cyprus News Agency