BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A passenger who recently traveled to China was escorted off a plane at BWI Airport “out of an abundance of caution,” after showing flu-like symptoms.
Health officials escorted the passenger off of a Southwest flight from Las Vegas.READ MORE: City Police Investigating Overnight Shooting in Fells Point
The Maryland Department of Health said, “the passenger did not meet the CDC’s critical for coronavirus testing but was referred to a medical facility for evaluation to determine whether additional follow-up was necessary.”READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Continue To Decline
Health officials also said, per guidance from the CDC, no special action was indicated for the passenger or for any other passengers or crew on the flight.MORE NEWS: City Of Refuge Victory Garden Uplifts South Baltimore Community With Fresh Produce
This comes during the coronavirus scare.