By Daily Mail Australia Reporter
Published: 22:03 GMT, 3 March 2020 | Updated: 22:18 GMT, 3 March 2020
More than 100 passengers on board a Virgin Australia flight from Melbourne to Tasmania have been told to self-isolate after sharing a plane with a coronavirus infected patient.
A 40-year-old man had been travelling on a Virgin Australia flight VA1368 from Melbourne to Launceston on Saturday and has since tested positive to the disease.
The man had recently been in Iran and there were 140 passengers on board the same flight.