Several Toronto bound flights identified with confirmed coronavirus cases

Aug 28 2020, 8:32 am

Several domestic flights and international flights to and from Toronto have been identified by the Canadian government for COVID-19 exposure last week.

According to the updated flight list, Air Canada flight number AC707 from New York to Toronto was identified with coronavirus on August 21.

The rows most at risk were 10 to 16.

Air India flight AI187 from Delhi to Toronto on August 23 also identified a case of the coronavirus, with rows 30 to 36 affected the most.

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The Government of Canada

In terms of domestic flights, on August 21, two flights travelling to Toronto were identified with cases through Air Canada.

Flight number AC8230 from Winnipeg to Toronto saw rows 16 to 22 and 24 to 30 placed the most at risk. For Toronto travellers to Edmonton, flight number AC170 found confirmed cases in rows 19 to 25.

On August 22, Air Canada flight number AC149 from Calgary to Toronto identified affected rows 28 to 34 as the most at risk of exposure.

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The 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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