Two travellers to Scotland from China are being treated in hospital amid fears over the spread of the deadly coronavirus. The patients were taken into isolation when they showed flu-like symptoms after entering the UK. No scans for the virus using thermal imagers are being made at Edinburgh Airport as yet although it is believed this will change shortly.
It is believed that the travellers came to Scotland from Wuhan, the Chinese city where the latest outbreak erupted, in the past week.
You can pre book a taxi by phone or online . Just phone 0800-6190575 or contact us online using our contact page for prices and bookings . A taxi from Edinburgh Airport to Falkirk costs £40 . A taxi from Edinburgh city centre to Falkirk costs £50 . Phone 0800-6190575 for bookings
Yes , we have an 0800 taxi number – freephone 0800-6190575 . Call us 24/7 for a reliable , professional service
generally , taxis continued to be available during the current coronavirus outbreak. Due to the coronavirus outbreak , face masks must now be worn in a taxi . The taxi driver may refuse to take someone who does not wear a face mask
Initial tests have not been able to rule out coronavirus but senior doctors believed the timing of the flights and symptoms gave grounds for concern.
One source said that the city’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital infection outbreak and control measures are in place around a ward where a patient was being treated in isolation.
A taxi driver working at Dublin Airport has spoken out about the reality of trying to continue working during the coronavirus outbreak.
Criticising the lack of information given to taxi drivers at the airport by the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA), Gerry Fallon claimed that the onus is on individual drivers to accept passengers at their own discretion.
Gerry went on to say that the spread of the coronavirus is likely to take a significant financial toll on himself and his colleagues, as fewer passengers appear to be travelling to and from the airport.