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Karnataka Nursing Team Flying to Delhi to Fight Covid-19 Get Applause from Airline Staff: Watch

Karnataka nursing staff | Image credit: Twitter

Karnataka nursing staff | Image credit: Twitter

The team at Indigo Airlines stood and received the team of nursing staff with applause as they walked towards their flight to Delhi at Mangalore airport.

There’s no denying the fact that the efforts of doctors, nurses and other medical support staff is giving us the hope needed to get over the second wave of COVID-19 in the country. They have worked long hours in difficult conditions and infection risks, saving the lives of thousands of patients. In a bid to laud their services for the control of this deadly pandemic, an airlines company decided to pay a special tribute to the members of the nursing team who were flying from Mangalore and Manipal to Delhi, to help in different hospitals.

The team at Indigo Airlines stood and received this team of nursing staff with applause as they walked towards their flight. Many Twitter user including PayTM chief, Vijay Shekhar Sharma shared a video of this gesture by airline staff on his timeline. The video has gone viral garnering over 2 lakh views and evoked many reactions from the Twitterati’s.

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Many users appreciated this gesture and the work of medical staff in this difficult time. Reacting to the video, a user wrote, “Felt emotional. lump in the throat. no less than our soldiers leaving their homes to go to the war front. These are young men and women. "

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The entire country has been hit hard by the second wave of coronavirus in the country. While we managed to limit the effects of the first wave of COVID-19 infection, the second wave has been rather tough to manage. We are witnessing the biggest surge in numbers with each passing day, India today reported over 4.14 lakh cases which is the highest to date. Over 3900 people succumbed to this virus in the past 24 hours. To control the spread of the virus, many parts of the country have gone into partial or full lockdowns. Despite these tough working condition our doctors and medical staff are giving their best to save lives and we can’t thank them enough.

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first published:May 07, 2021, 14:18 IST