Airbus has advised a number of workers at its Spanish Getafe plant to take quarantine precautions after a coronavirus diagnosis for one of the facility’s employees.

The airframer says it has advised a 14-day self-quarantine for those who have been in direct contact with the worker, who is receiving medical treatment.

Airbus says it is “following medical protocols” and implemented personnel guidelines relating to social interaction, travel, and visits to its operations.

The Getafe plant produces horizontal stabilisers for the A350 and A330, as well as the A320 family, and builds the tail-cone for the A350.

Airbus also carries out conversion work for the A330 military tanker, installing refuelling and specialised avionics systems on the twinjets.