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Couple infected with COVID-19 arrested on plane at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport after fleeing quarantine hotel



Couple infected with COVID-19 arrested on plane at Amsterdam

A married couple who examined optimistic for COVID-19 have been arrested after fleeing a quarantine resort within the Netherlands earlier than making an attempt to go away the nation.


The pair had been arrested on an airplane that was about to take off at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport on Sunday night, in line with Dutch police.


Officers didn’t launch the names and nationalities of these detained, however the metropolis’s Het Parool newspaper reported that they had been a Spanish man and Portuguese lady who had been attempting to fly to Spain.



Their arrest was made “with out violence”, the newspaper added.


The couple had been staying at a quarantined resort within the Kennmerland area, the place travellers from South Africa who’ve examined optimistic for COVID-19 are self-isolating.


Amongst greater than 600 passengers on two flights from Cape City and Johannesburg, 61 have examined optimistic for COVID-19 – and 13 of them had been contaminated with the Omicron variant.

Personal safety guards on the resort be certain that company stay in isolation, whereas police outdoors ensures nobody enters the premises if they don’t should be there.


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