Domestic and international flights with confirmed coronavirus cases identified

Jul 16 2020, 10:14 am

Those who have flown in or out of Calgary will want to check this list.

According to the Government of Canada, there have been three flights either to or from Calgary this month with confirmed coronavirus cases.

These flights are among a list of ongoing flights that have seen exposure to the virus, which have been published on the federal government’s website from information gathered from provincial and territorial health authorities, international health authorities, and public websites.

The list only accounts for flights from July, and further updates are expected daily as the pandemic continues.

These are the domestic flights affected:

Government of Canada

Air Canada’s July 5 flight AC224 from Vancouver to Calgary had a confirmed coronavirus case on-board, affecting seat rows 15 to 21.

WestJet’s July 6 flight WJA296 from Calgary to Regina also saw a COVID-19 case, affecting an unknown number of rows.

WestJet also saw a coronavirus case on July 3’s flight WS669 from Toronto to Calgary, again with an unknown number of rows affected.

As for Edmonton, a flight arriving from Kelowna on July 5 has also been identified for WJA3312. And AC169 rom Toronto on July 7 is also affected.

Additionally, international flights have been identified.

On July 7, WestJet flight WJA6357 from Minneapolis has a case, with affected rows identified as 6 to 12.

And on July 6, WJA1511 from Los Angeles has a confirmed COVID-19 case, rows affected include 17 to 23.

Government of Canada

Those who recently returned to Canada, or who have been seated in affected seats on any of these flights, will need to self-isolate for 14 days whether they have symptoms or not.

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