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 flight. Also Read - Coronavirus: Indians on Quarantined Japanese Cruise Ship to be Tested Before De-boarding, Says Indian Embassy
The video of the incident, which has gone viral, shows 2 passengers on a recent flight from Sydney to Hamilton Island in Australia covered head to toe in plastic. Not just that, they also wore facemasks to fend off the dreadful virus. Also Read - New Coronavirus: Here is How to Reduce Your Risk of Getting The Infection
Twitter user Alyssa shared the video on Twitter with the caption: “Currently behind me on the plane. When you super scared of #coronavirus #COVID2019.” Also Read - Tokyo 2020 Postpones Volunteer Training Due to Coronavirus Outbreak
In the video, the female passenger appeared to be asleep, wearing a pink plastic outfit and printed face mask and her male companion had a white clear one, along with gloves and a face mask as well. Watch it here:
While many people were amused by the video, others were impressed by the kind of safety precautions the two passengers had undertaken.
One user wrote, “Actually they are the smart ones the rest are being contaminated inside the plane because of air filtration is not the best inside a plane…”
As per a Daily Mail report, Australia has confirmed 15 cases of the virus. In the aftermath of the outbreak, Australian nationals are allowed to enter the country but are required to enter a 14-day quarantine if they have recently visited China.
Meanwhile, the death toll in China has climbed to 2,345 with 109 more deaths reported, while the confirmed cases rose to 76,288.