30 Calgary flights identified with confirmed COVID-19 cases
The Government of Canada has updated their list of flights that have had confirmed coronavirus exposures, and cases have been identified on 30 international and domestic flights to and from Calgary over the past two weeks.
According to the Government of Canada website, eight international flights are confirmed to have potential exposures, half of which arrived into Calgary from Mexico.
Affected airlines heading to and from Calgary include American Airlines, United, and WestJet.
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American Airlines flight AA646 from Dallas to Calgary on February 4 was unable to identify which rows were affected.
Here’s a list of international flights with confirmed COVID-19 cases from February 3 to 9:
If you flew in or out of Calgary within Canada, you might want to check the list below, as 22 cases were reported on domestic flights passing through YYC between February 3 to 12.
Airlines with affected flights include Air Canada, Flair Airlines, and WestJet.
Four of these flights were unable to identify which rows were affected.
“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.