British Airways has affirmed that two of its staff, have tested positive for coronavirus.
The staff are believed to be things handlers at London’s Heathrow Airport.
It brings the total number of infected persons in the UK to 163.
British Airways has supported its staff, to take unpaid leave as the infection keeps on spreading quickly.
“Public Health England (PHE) has affirmed that two individuals from our staff, have tested positive for the Covid-19 infection.
“The government assistance of our passengers and colleagues is our top need. A devoted team from Public Health England is set up at Heathrow to react to any incidents,” an announcement read.
English Airways has effectively dropped all flights to China, while additionally easing back down on destinations in Europe, Japan and South Korea.