3rd April 2020
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Worker on platform near Shetland quarantined with suspected coronavirus

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A worker on the Tern Alpha oil platform has been quarantined after displaying symptoms of suspected coronavirus.

Platform operator Taqa have said that the worker, who has recently returned from a holiday to Thailand, will be kept in isolation after displaying minor symptoms of the illness.

A testing kit will be flown to the platform.

The Tern Alpha platform is situated around 105 miles north-east of Shetland.

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