Toronto to Edmonton flight flagged for coronavirus exposure

Sep 19 2020, 5:36 pm

The Government of Canada has identified another Canadian flight with a coronavirus-positive passenger on Board.

WestJet’s flight WS439 from Toronto to Edmonton on September 16 had a person who was infectious sitting somewhere between row 17 and 23.

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The federal government added this flight to their list on Saturday. It advised other passengers on board, especially those seated in the rows closest to the coronavirus-infected individual, to monitor themselves for symptoms for 14 days after exposure.

Health agencies don’t contact people directly who may have been exposed on flights. Those who have flown recently are advised to check the government’s online list in the days following their trip.

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