Hong Kong: 51 #coronavirus infections on single flight from India

A genetic study of viral samples from infected passengers on a flight into Hong Kong later found to have a record number of Covid-19 cases will be undertaken to determine whether in-flight transmission or quarantine facilities were to blame, with implications on tighter protocols required to contain such spikes....More...

Large national outbreak of #COVID19 linked to air travel in Ireland, summer 2020

Fifty-nine laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 from six Irish health regions were linked to an international flight into Ireland in summer 2020

An outbreak case was defined as positive PCR for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (naso-pharyngeal swab) in either a passenger or a contact of a passenger.… ...More...