Fuck: A Virgin cabin crew member who operated five flights across Australia has tested positive to COVID.

According to a statement released by Virgin Australia, they confirmed that a Sydney-based cabin crew member tested positive as they weren’t aware they were a close contact.

The affected crew member is now in isolation, and Virgin Australia said they are now rapidly contacting team members who are close contacts. Those crew members will have to cease flying immediately, get tested and isolate for 14-days in accordance with NSW protocols.

NSW Health has advised Virgin Australia that there are five flights of concern, on which the crew member flew from 24 June.

“The crew member may have been infectious during the time,” the statement reads.

“The crew member also has an overnight layover in Melbourne on June 25, staying at the Holiday Inn Express Southbank.”

The affected flights are:

25 June 2021

VA939: Sydney to Brisbane

VA334 Brisbane to Melbourne

26 June 2021

VA827 :Melbourne to Sydney

VA517: Sydney to Gold Coast

VA524: Gold Coast to Sydney

Further NSW Health clarification on how long these passengers will need to isolate for, is expected to follow.

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