More domestic flights departing from Toronto had confirmed coronavirus cases

Jul 17 2020, 1:03 pm

Another four domestic flights, all leaving Toronto, have been added to the Government of Canada’s list of COVID-19 exposures.

Domestic Flair Airlines flight number FL8102, running from Toronto to Calgary on July 13, was found to have been transporting someone with a recently confirmed case of COVID-19.

According to the government, rows 20 to 26 may have been impacted.

A WestJet flight from Toronto to Calgary that left on July 3 also had potential exposure.

Two Air Canada flights, one from Toronto to Montreal on July 5, and the other on July 9 from Pearson Airport to Saskatoon with rows 12 to 17, have also been identified.

Government of Canada

According to the Government of Canada, potential exposure 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.

On June 29, Air Canada said they would end physical distancing on flights and reintroduce meal service.

To date, there are a total of 15,037 cases in Toronto, with 13,377 recovered and 1,133 reported deaths.

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