Possible coronavirus exposure identified on Montreal flight

Jul 10 2020, 8:31 am

Passengers on seven flights that landed in Montreal could have been exposed to COVID-19 in recent weeks, according to the Canadian government.

On the Government of Canada website, officials have updated a list that features international and domestic flights with confirmed coronavirus cases.

On Thursday, Montreal had six flights with potential exposures and a seventh flight was added to the list on Friday morning.

At the end of June and beginning of July, four Air Canada flights from Toronto to Montreal had an outbreak. The website says flights AC428 and AC425 had at least one confirmed case.

Air Canada flight (AC428) which took off from Toronto and landed in Montreal on July 5 had at least one infected case but the affected rows could not be specified.

On July 2, an Air France flight (AF 342) from Paris to Montreal had at least once confirmed case and a Qatar Airlines flight (763) had another confirmed case after touching down in Montreal on July 7.

The government specified which rows could have been affected on its website.

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The information is collected through provincial, territorial, and international health authorities and public websites.

Travellers are reminded that they are to self-isolate for 14 days upon entry into Canada. “This is mandatory, whether or not you have symptoms,” states the government.

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