A Chicago trainer who was on a aircraft to Iceland final week for a European trip stated she quarantined in a rest room for 4 hours after discovering out—mid-flight—that she had COVID-19, in response to studies.
Marisa Fotieo informed 13 On Your Side that her ordeal began someplace over the Atlantic when she developed a sore throat. She stated she packed a couple of speedy exams and took one within the aircraft’s restroom. She came upon she had the virus inside seconds.
She stated she knowledgeable a quick-thinking flight attendant, who decided that there have been not sufficient empty seats on the plane to correctly isolate her. Fotieo informed the station that she was involved in regards to the welfare of the opposite passengers, so provided to “simply keep within the toilet for the remainder of the flight.”
“I can’t imagine I spent 4 hours in that rest room, however you’ve obtained to do what you’ve obtained to do,” she stated.
Her post on TikTok was considered greater than three million occasions.
NBC Information reported that Fotieo’s father and brother—who had been each on the aircraft—examined adverse upon arrival and continued on to Switzerland. Fotieo stayed again in Reyjavik, the place she is quarantining for 10 days.
She praised Icelandair and the flight attendant who helped her through the flight. She stated she has been snug within the Pink Cross Humanitarian Lodge that she has been staying and plans to depart in a couple of days.