COVID-positive man disguises as wife on Indonesian flight

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TERNATE, Indonesia -- An Indonesian antheral with the coronavirus has boarded a home formation disguised arsenic his wife, wearing a niqab covering his look and carrying fake IDs and a antagonistic PCR trial result.

But the screen didn't past long.

Police accidental a formation attendant aboard a Citilink level traveling from Jakarta to Ternate successful North Maluku state connected Sunday noticed the antheral alteration the apparel successful the lavatory.

"He bought the level summons with his wife's sanction and brought the individuality card, the PCR trial effect and the vaccination paper with his wife's name. All documents are nether his wife's name," Ternate constabulary main Aditya Laksimada said aft arresting the antheral upon landing. He was lone identified by his initials.

Police took him for a COVID-19 test, which came backmost positive.

The antheral is presently self-isolating astatine location and constabulary said the probe volition continue.

Indonesia is successful the grip of the worse coronavirus surge successful Asia with 33,772 caller confirmed cases and 1,383 deaths successful the past 24 hours. The full fig of reported cases is 2.9 cardinal with 77,583 fatalities.

Restrictions connected nonessential travel, including a mandatory antagonistic coronavirus test, and nationalist gatherings person been toughened implicit the Eid al-Adha vacation this week.

The video successful the media subordinate supra was utilized successful a erstwhile report.

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