More international flights identified with coronavirus cases

Jul 22 2020, 3:12 pm

More passengers on international flights arriving in Toronto may have been exposed to COVID-19 over last week.

The Government of Canada has reported four more international flights that landed in Toronto from July 14 to 17.

On July 14, an Air Canada flight, AC7491, left La Guardia Airport in New York City with passengers in rows 18 to 24 affected by the exposure.

That same day, a flight from Qatar, QR767, identified rows 47 to 53 as most exposed to the virus on the aircraft.

And, on July 16, a flight from Frankfurt to Pearson International, LH470, also had exposure for the virus with the rows “unknown.”

The rows are also unidentified for an American Airlines flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, AA5698, which landed in Toronto on July 17.

Government of Canada

The flight information comes from provincial, territorial health, and international health authorities and public websites. Updates are provided to locations once a day.

The federal government emphasizes that any passenger recently returning to Canada must self-isolate for 14 days. This is mandatory whether or not symptoms are present.

In Toronto, there are a total of 15,144 cases with 13,498 recovered and 1,137 reported deaths.

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