Covid update: Passenger causes chaos on plane; Xi Jinping skips mask at event

Published on Mar 06, 2021 12:30 AM IST
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From a passenger's declaration of being infected causing chaos on a flight, to five states in India seeing a spike in daily new cases - here are the top news updates on the Covid-19 pandemic. A passenger on a Delhi-Pune flight on March 4 announced that he's Covid positive just as the plane was about the take off. The other passengers were alarmed and the flight was delayed for around 2 hours due to sanitisation work. An IISC study suggested that Bengaluru is seeing faster virus mutations than the rest of the country. In international news, Chinese President Xi Jinping didn't wear a mask at the biggest political gathering of the year in Beijing. Watch the full video for the other updates on the spread of the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus.

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