15 more Calgary flights identified with confirmed COVID-19 cases

Mar 26 2021, 10:39 am

The Government of Canada has updated their list of flights that have had confirmed COVID-19 exposures, and 15 new cases have been identified on international and domestic flights to and from Calgary.

If you flew in or out of Calgary within Canada recently, you might want to check the list below, as 13 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported on domestic flights passing through YYC.

The flights added to the list include:

  • March 11: Air Canada flight AC215 from Calgary to Vancouver (affected rows: 21 to 27)
  • March 15: Air Canada flight AC318 from Calgary to Montreal (affected rows: 16 to 21)
  • March 15: Air Canada flight A225 from Calgary to Vancouver (affected rows: 15 to 21)
  • March 15: Air Canada flight AC144 from Calgary to Toronto (affected rows: 13 to 19)
  • March 15: Air Canada flight AC151 from Toronto to Calgary (affected rows: 25 to 31)
  • March 15: WestJet flight WS3307 from Fort St. John to Calgary (affected rows: 2 to 8)
  • March 15: WestJet flight WS493 from Winnipeg to Calgary (affected rows: 13 to 19)
  • March 18: WestJet flight WS3178 from Grande Prairie to Calgary (affected rows: 2 to 8)
  • March 18: WestJet flight WS3375 from Calgary to Kelowna (affected rows: 10 to 16)
  • March 18: WestJet flight WS3289 from Saskatoon to Calgary (affected rows: 1 to 7)
  • March 19: WestJet flight WS3231 from Calgary to Abbotsford (affected rows: 2 to 8)
  • March 20: WestJet flight WS3225 from Calgary to Edmonton (affected rows: 12 to 18)
  • March 20: WestJet flight WS3129 from Regina to Calgary (affected rows: 15 to 20)

According to the Government of Canada website, two more international flights are confirmed to have had potential exposures, one of which was unable to identify which rows were affected.

The flights added to the list include:

  • March 12: United Airlines flight UA483 from Denver to Calgary (affected rows unknown)
  • March 14: American Airlines flight AA2289 from Dallas to Calgary (affected rows: 5 to 11)

“A row is considered affected if it’s three rows behind or in front of where a seated person is confirmed to have COVID-19, and during a period when they may have been infectious to others,” reads the Government of Canada’s website.

If travellers have recently returned to Canada, they must quarantine for 14 days even if they don’t have any symptoms, and regardless of whether or not there was a confirmed COVID-19 case on their flight.

Visit the Government of Canada’s website to check if your flight was affected and to find the most up-to-date information.

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