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Travel WATCH: Passengers Wrap Themselves in Plastic Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

17:15  24 february  2020
17:15  24 february  2020 Source:   travelpulse.com

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The passengers on board a flight in Australia wrapped themselves in plastic sheets only depicts how scared people are since coronavirus outbreak In the shared video, the female passenger appeared to be asleep, wearing a pink plastic outfit and printed face mask and her male companion had a white

New Delhi: Amid the coronavirus outbreak , people all over the world are taking all necessary precautions in order to avoid contracting the deadly virus. In one such instance, two air passengers took virus prevention to new extremes by wrapping themselves completely in plastic foil during a

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As the coronavirus outbreak continues to impact travel and fuel hysteria around the world, some travelers are letting their fear get the best of them.

Last week, Twitter user Alyssa shared a video of two airline passengers not only wearing masks and gloves but completely wrapped in plastic on a flight from Sydney to Hamilton Island in Australia.

"Currently behind me on the plane. When you super scared of #coronavirus #COVID2019," the caption read.

Naturally, commenters were quick to make jokes about the paranoid duo, making Bubble Boy comparisons and pointing out that the passengers were likely in more danger of suffocating than contracting the coronavirus.

"Better be safe than sorry...given the choice, I wouldn't want to die by suffocation..." wrote one user.

"He's still breathing the same air as everyone else on the plane," added another.

"Sir, can I get you anything? Drink? Pillow? Shower Curtain?" one user joked.

The coronavirus has presented the global travel industry with a gargantuan challenge to kick off 2020 as airlines have suspended service on select routes, cruise lines have canceled impacted itineraries and hotels have been forced to waive cancellation fees in some places.

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Authorities in Austria have stopped an incoming train at the Italian border, after it emerged that two passengers may be infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus . Later, all train traffic to and from Italy was halted.

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Two-thirds of passengers from the coronavirus-stricken Grand Princess cruise ship declined to be tested while quarantined at a California military base so they could go home sooner .
The passengers are nearing the end of a 14-day quarantine on California's Travis Air Force Base. If they were tested, they would have to stay longer.Of the 858 passengers that were quarantined at the Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California, 568 turned down testing, a federal official familiar with quarantine operations on the base told the Chronicle.

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