Possible coronavirus exposure identified on Montreal international flight

Jul 22 2020, 4:30 pm

Passengers on a flight that landed in Montreal from Mexico City could have been exposed to COVID-19, 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 to include aircraft that touched down in the city.

On July 18, an Aero Mexico flight (AM 680) that touched down in Montreal had at least one infected case along with an American Airlines flight (AA4369) from Charlotte ten days earlier.

Government of Canada

Air Canada has three total flights with at least one confirmed case, a July 8 bound for Vancouver, a July 9 flight for Ottawa, and a July 10 towards Toronto.

Government of Canada

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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