Man Claims to Have Coronavirus and Cause Flight from Canada to Jamaica to be Diverted

A man who was on his way to Jamaica was arrested after he allegedly told all 243 passengers on the flight, he was travelling from Canada and that he had the Coronavirus.

The Canadian media outlets, Toronto City News and CBC News reported that the WestJet flight was heading towards Montego Bay and it was half way through the trip, when the man decided to stand and say he had recently visited China and he had contracted the Novel Coronavirus, this caused the pilots to go back to Toronto.

They found out that the man had made claims that were not true, and he was arrested for mischief.

The Canadian police reported that they believe the 29-year-old Canadian was only pulling a prank and the managers at West Jet apologized to all the passengers for the inconvenience caused.

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