THE UK's ninth coronavirus patient attended a bus conference in London with 250 people, including MPs and transport chiefs, three days before becoming ill.
The woman, who flew to London from China, visited the UK Bus Summit in Westminster on February 6 and just 72 hours later jumped into an Uber and arrived at Lewisham Hospital.
The death toll from coronavirus has now risen to 1,489 with more than 64,000 people infected. A further 800 people were tested in the UK yesterday.
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‘EXTRAORDINARY WORK OF OUR FRONT-LINE TEAMS’
The UK’s Chief Medical Officer Prof Chris Whitty has praised NHS staff for testing 2,512 patients for the coronavirus all of which resulted in negative tests.
He said: “We should all be very grateful for the extraordinary work of our front-line teams.”
SICKOS CASH IN ON KILLER VIRUS CRISIS
Amazon and eBay have been cashing on the Coronavirus outbreak — which has killed more than 1,300 people worldwide — by flogging sick, slogan T-shirts.
The two online retail giants have a range of mens and womens’ garments on their websites.
On Amazon a male top is emblazoned with the slogan “I survived Coronavirus 2020 and all I got was this lousy T-shirt” and is available in 12 different colours.
Another has “just arrived from Wuhan” written on it.
HAZMAT MEDICS COUPLE IN VIRAL HOSPITAL HUG
CCTV Images showing the moment two married front-line medical workers in full hazmat suits embrace each other for the first time in five days has gone viral.
The couple from the city of Shaoxing in China's eastern province of Zhejiang are both employed at Shaoxing People's Hospital, where they have been on the front line of combating coronavirus.
Security camera footage shows deputy head nurse of paediatrics Xu Xiaoqi and radiologist husband Chen Bing suddenly recognising each other
The couple then shared a brief hug in a touching moment which has since been viewed on social media 210 million times.
INFECTED PATIENT VISITED LONDON BUS CONFERENCE NEAR PARLIAMENT
A Chinese woman confirmed as Britain's ninth coronavirus case is feared to have gone to a Westminster bus conference yards from Parliament before becomingill 72 hours later.
The virus-carrier was reportedly one of 250 delegates at the UK Bus Summit at the QEII Centre on February 6, whose star speaker was Boris Johnson's Buses Minister, Baroness Vere of Norbiton.
Three days later, the Chinese coronavirus patient arrived at Lewisham Hospital in south London on Sunday night in the back of an Uber cab —in a major breach of public health advice.
AIRLINER CREW'S VIRUS TOILET NOTE SPARKS OUTRAGE IN SOUTH KOREA
Dutch carrier KLM offered a public apology on Friday after a crew member posted a sign in Korean saying passengers on a recent flight were not allowed to use a toilet because of coronavirus.
Photos of the handwritten sign saying “lavatory for crew members only” went viral in South Korea this week after a passenger on a 10-hour flight from Amsterdam to Seoul’s Incheon airport on Monday shared the images online.
The passenger accused KLM of discriminating against South Korean passengers because the sign was only in Korean.
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