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IndiGo passenger travelling to Coimbatore found Covid-19 positive

The coronavirus positive case was reported on the Chennai-Coimbatore IndiGo flight 6E 381

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IndiGo confirmed the incident saying that no passenger was seated near the person and the crew operating the aircraft has been grounded

BS Reporter New Delhi
On the first day of resumption of domestic flight services across India, a passenger travelling aboard an IndiGo flight from Chennai to Coimbatore was found to be Covid-19 positive.

This is the first case of a passenger being detected on board an aircraft in domestic sector

The coronavirus positive case was reported on the Chennai-Coimbatore IndiGo flight 6E 381.

The case was discovered during testing at the Coimbatore airport.

IndiGo confirmed the incident saying that no passenger was seated near the person and the crew operating the aircraft has been grounded and been asked to stay in quarantine for 14

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First Published: May 26 2020 | 9:14 PM IST

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