More international, domestic flights with confirmed coronavirus cases in Toronto

Aug 13 2020, 8:42 am

More international and domestic flights carrying COVID-19 landed in Toronto this month.

The Government of Canada identified six more international flights this since the start of August to arrive at Toronto Pearson Airport that have potential coronavirus exposure, making the total 14.

The most recent being on August 8 an Air Canada flight — AC1295 — from Aruba to Toronto cited rows 22 to 28 as having most exposure to the virus.

Another flight coming from New Jersey, AC8021, on August 5 identified rows 22 to 30 as most exposed.

And on August 4, a flight from Frankfurt, AC873, also has coronavirus exposure with rows 28 to 33 most affected.

A day earlier on August 3, a flight was identified from Newark, New York — UA3488 — with rows 14 to 20 identified.

Also, on the first of the month, a Chicago flight, AC7679, departed for Toronto which carried the virus with unknown rows. And, another Air Canada flight from Aruba, AC1294, identified rows 26 to 32 as most exposed.

Government of Canada

There have also been three more domestic flights identified carrying the virus, with Air Canada and WestJet in August so far, making the total 12 flights.

Two flights on August 2, one departing from Toronto to Montreal, AC418, had unknown rows for virus exposure. And the other was departing from Calgary to Toronto, AC152, and identified rows 18 to 24.

And on August 1, a flight from Montreal to Toronto, AC427, identified rows 13 to 19.

Government of Canada

The domestic flights are mainly between Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia and Alberta.

Government of Canada

“If you have recently returned to Canada, you must quarantine for 14 days from the date you arrived in Canada. This is mandatory, whether or not you have symptoms,” the government’s website reads.

For up to date information or to see if your flight was affected, visit the Government of Canada’s website.

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