A passenger who was leaving from Larnaca Airport on a repatriation flight to Bucharest was showing Covid-19 symptoms. He was brought by ambulance to Larnaca General Hospital for examination.
The flight was due to take off at 11 am for Bucharest with 149 passengers who were stranded in Cyprus because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A 47 year old foreign national was exhibiting flu-like symptoms, including coughing and fatigue, and the crew would not agree to him boarding.
He was examined by a medical professional at the airport and then taken by ambulance to Larnaca Airport for tests.
The airport areas used by the passenger were disinfected and the airplane left at noon