COVID-19 patient who was infected in St. Maarten arrives at MIA, taken to Aventura Hospital. | SMN News

AVENTURA, FLA. (WSVN) – – A Miami resident who was on the island of St. Maarten had to be flown to Miami International Airport and taken to the hospital in Aventura after he contracted the coronavirus while on vacation.

7Skyforce captured the 63-year-old man’s medical flight, operated by Jet Rescue Air Ambulance, arriving at the airport at around 9 p.m., Thursday.

“Our air ambulance company is one of the few that is equipped to provide aeromedical isolation transport,” company spokesperson Steven Shai Gold said. “This particular case is a member of our community.”

The company is based out of Miami-Opa Locka Executive

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