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Crew on same flight as infected passenger told to take 14 days off

Feb 26. 2020
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By The Nation

Thai AirAsia X  has ordered the cabin crew arriving back in Thailand on the same flight (XJ621, Sapporo - Bangkok) as an elderly man, who was later tested for Covid-19 infection, to take 14 days off and notify the Department of Disease Control for surveillance and health eximination.

 The  passenger returned  to Thailand on February 20. He then went to see a doctor at B.Care Medical Center and was found to be infected with Covid-19.

     In regard  to the case,  Thai AirAsia X said it had strictly adhered to instructions and standards of the  World Health Organisation, including informing and coordinating  with the  Department of Disease Control and related agencies.

   Other  passengers on the same flight have also been  notified , it said. 

   Furthermore,  interiors of the airline has been  sprayed and sterilized intensively.

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