A man from Georgia was arrested in The Netherlands on Saturday after attempting to board a flight to Malta while being COVID-19 positive.

The Koninklijke Marechaussee (Royal Police Department) reported on their Facebook page that the 32-year-old was at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam on transit from Georgia to Malta.

The man was carrying a letter stating that he had tested positive for the virus.

He was then arrested for attempted aggravated assault and put in quarantine.

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