By Euro Weekly News Media • 16 March 2020 • 11:44
The male and female service members, who are permanently based at RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus, are in self-isolation at the base and are currently displaying mild symptoms of COVID-19.
According to British Forces Cyprus, the two flew into Paphos Airport from the UK on 13 March, and were tested for coronavirus after symptoms developed.
They have been in self-isolation since showing symptoms of COVID-19.
“We want to reassure everyone that we have a robust plan to protect our people,” a British Forces Cyprus statement said.
Every UK national who arrives into British bases in Cyprus will be required to self-isolate for 14 days and all passengers arriving into RAF Akrotiri will undergo a screening process with “appropriate” action being taken where necessary.
Nearly 6,000 British military personnel and their dependents are based in Cyprus.
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