12 cases of coronavirus in flight from Doha – In quarantine and 91 passengers on the flight – Temporary suspension of flights from Qatar
The data presented concern incidents from the epidemiological surveillance of the disease by the new coronavirus (COVID19), based on the data that have been declared to EODY and recorded until June 2, 2020 (time 15:00), according to the information of the sub. Education on Tuesday.
The new laboratory confirmed cases of the disease are 19 , of which 12 in travelers who arrived by flight from abroad . The total number of cases is 2,937 (daily change + 0.7%), of which 55.3% are men.
No new patient deaths have been reported with COVID-19, and a total of 179 deaths have been reported since the outbreak began . The average age of patients who have died is 76 years. The number of patients treated by intubation is 11 (72.7% men).
Temporary suspension of flights from Qatar
During yesterday’s Qatar Airlines flight from Doha to Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” , 12 positive samples were found after the planned screening for Covid-19 disease, which was performed on 91 occupants of the General Directorate of Civil Aviation . Nine (9) of the positive passengers are Pakistani nationals, coming from the city of Guhrat, with a residence permit in Greece, two (2) Greek nationals coming from Australia and one (1) person of Japanese nationality, a member of a Greek-Japanese family.
According to the current protocol for those entering the country by air , all passengers were transported after the inspection and until the results of the tests in quarantine hotels, where the positive ones will remain for 14 days and the rest, whose test was negative, for 7 days as close high and low risk contacts, according to the instructions of the representative of the Ministry of Health for the new coronary, Professor Sotiris Tsiodras. For the negatives, the test will be repeated after 7 days.
It is also announced by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection that after the above epidemiological data, flights to and from Qatar will be suspended until June 15, 2020.
source – ethnos.gr
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