By Daily Mail Australia Reporter
Published: 01:56 GMT, 2 March 2020 | Updated: 01:56 GMT, 2 March 2020
Passengers on board a Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Sydney are being told to self-isolate after a female passenger was diagnosed with coronavirus.
Authorities have urged any traveller aboard Qatar Airways Flight QR 908 that landed in Sydney on February 23 to remain alert and go to hospital if they start displaying symptoms.
It comes after a female passenger in her 50s was diagnosed with coroavirus after travelling from Iran to Sydney.
The woman flew back to Australia via Qatar, developing symptoms a day after landing.
On Monday NSW health minister Brad Hazzard said the government were trying to contact passengers that had been sitting near the woman.
Passengers on board a Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Sydney are being told to self-isolate after a female passenger was diagnosed with coronavirus (stock)
Coronavirus has killed more than 3,000 people globally and can cause severe lung damage and trigger multiple organ failure
'Anyone on that flight, QR908, that arrived on February 23 at 6:50pm at Sydney Airport, should be very aware that there was someone on the flight who had the coronavirus and if they do have any of these symptoms, then, flulike symptoms effectively, then you should get along to your doctor,' he said.
'If you have any doubts or thoughts it may be the coronavirus, please