Public Health England is urgently trying to make contact with passengers who were seated in the proximity of a passenger on flight EZS8481 from Geneva to London Gatwick on January 28 who was later diagnosed with coronavirus.
As Euro Weekly News understands, the individual flew back to Britain on an easyJet flight from Geneva to London, Gatwick on January 28.
At the time of the flight the passenger had not shown any symptoms but it is believed that the virus could have been spread during the flight to the 183 passengers on board as well as the six crew members.
According to an easyJet spokesperson, following recommendations from Public Health England, all easyJet crew members on the flight have been advised to monitor themselves for a 14-day period.
The incident took place 13 days ago and as of yet, none are displaying symptoms of the virus.
To date there have been 40,637 recorded cases of coronavirus worldwide, which has provoked 910 deaths.