Passengers to isolate after sharing Virgin plane from Melbourne to Tasmania ...

140 passengers on a Virgin Australia flight from Melbourne to Tasmania are told to self-isolate after sharing plane with coronavirus patient There are fears for 140 passengers who shared a flight with a coronavirus patient The man, 40, tested positive to disease after arriving in Tasmania on Saturday 

By Daily Mail Australia Reporter

Published: 22:03 GMT, 3 March 2020 | Updated: 22:18 GMT, 3 March 2020

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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. 

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