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Spicejet Pilot With No International Flight in March Tested Positive for Coronavirus, Crew in Quarantine

As a precautionary measure, all crew and staff who had been in direct contact with him have been asked to self-quarantine by staying at home for the next 14 days.

SpiceJet said on Sunday that one of its pilots who didn’t fly any worldwide trip in March has tried positive for the coronavirus. “One of our partners, a first official with SpiceJet, has tried positive for COVID-19. The test report went ahead March 28. He didn’t work any worldwide trip in March 2020,” a representative of the carrier told PTI.

“The last household flight that he worked was on March 21 from Chennai to Delhi and from that point forward he had isolated himself at home,” the representative included.

As a careful step, the representative stated, all team and staff who had been in direct contact with him have been asked to self-isolate by remaining at home for the following 14 days.

In excess of 970 individuals have tried positive for the infection and 25 of them have passed on in light of it till now in India, as per wellbeing service information.

The representative stated, “All measures are being taken to give suitable clinical consideration to him. Security of our travelers and representatives is our highest need.”

India is at present under a 21-day lockdown till April 14 to stop the spread of the COVID-19, and thusly, all universal and local flights have been suspended for this period.

“We have been industriously following the rules gave by the WHO and the legislature of India. All our airplane are being purified altogether since the finish of January and the disinfectants utilized are according to the WHO benchmarks,” the representative said.