There are fears of a huge spike in UK coronavirus cases as thousands of passengers continue to flood into the UK from China on scheduled flights. Despite the US, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Taiwan and Vietnam barring foreigners entry from China, hulking passenger jets continue to land at Heathrow each day. The Foreign Office on Tuesday urged Britons to leave China, advising against all but essential travel to the virus-stricken country, however thousands of Chinese continue arriving daily. In addition to those returning home, foreigners can still arrive from China, with four jets landing at Heathrow tomorrow from Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, bringing up to 1,200 passengers. It comes as the government announced a final repatriation jet was being chartered to bring back Britons from Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus which has killed 490 and infected more than 20,000 worldwide. People wearing face masks arrive at Heathrow Airport in London last week. There are four commercial flight from Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou tomorrow bringing up to 1,160 passengers Flights can still be booked out of Beijing to London. There is a direct option with Air China which takes 11 hours and 20 minutes to arrive at Heathrow. There are… Read full this story
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