SpiceJet pilot with no international travel history tests positive for COVID-19



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A SpiceJet pilot has tested positive for the novel coronavirus
SpiceJet on Sunday said that one of its pilots who did not fly any international flight in March has tested positive for the virus .

“One of our colleagues, a first officer with SpiceJet, has tested positive for COVID-19. The test report came on 28 March. He did not operate any international flight in March 2020,” the airline’s spokesperson told PTI.

“The last domestic flight that he operated was on 21 March from Chennai to Delhi and since then he had quarantined himself at home,” he added.

As a precautionary measure, the spokesperson said, 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. (PTI)


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