18 Toronto flights have confirmed COVID-19 cases in almost two weeks

Oct 13 2020, 1:43 pm

The Canadian government has identified more coronavirus cases on Toronto international and domestic flights as of October 2.

According to the Government of Canada an Air Canada flight, AC849 from London to Toronto on October 2, has identified affected rows to be 20 to 23 on the flight.

The next day another Air Canada flight, AC873 from Frankfurt to Toronto on October 3, identified rows 20 to 26.

On October 4, an Air Canada flight AC91 from Sao Paulo to Toronto, also identified rows 15 to 22 as being affected.

A British Airways flight BA99 from London to Toronto on October 5, identified affected rows 19 to 25.

Two flights on October 6 also identified affected rows that were carrying the virus.

A Delta flight DL 5019 from Detroit to Toronto also identified affected rows 2 to 8.

An Air Canada flight AC42 from Toronto to New Delhi also identified affected rows however, the exact seats are yet unknown as of the October 13 update.


Government of Canada

The government also identified several domestic flights to and from Toronto with COVID-19 cases.

Air Canada flight AC7474 from Toronto to Quebec, identified rows 12 to 15 on October 5.

A WestJet flight WS658 from Calgary to Toronto, also identified rows that same day; however, they are yet unknown.

On October 5, an Air Canada flight AC138 from Calgary to Toronto, also identified rows 16 to 20.

The next day, Air Canada flight AC179 also identified rows on an October 6 flight from Toronto to Edmonton. They identified rows 29 to 35.

Four more flights were identified to have carried confirmed COVID-19 cases on October 7.

A WestJet flight, WS431 from Toronto to Edmonton identified several rows, 19 to 22 and 19 to 25.

An Air Canada flight AC7460 from Toronto to Charlottetown, identified affected rows 13 to 21.

Another Air Canada flight AC158 from Calgary to Toronto also identified rows 22 to 23.

On more Air Canada flight AC690 from Toronto to St. John’s also identified affected rows one to three.

The next day, an Edmonton flight heading to Toronto with Air Canada AC166 also identified affected rows 24 to 30 on October 8.

Two WestJet flights also identified several affected rows on October 10.

Flight number WS431 from Toronto to Edmonton, identified rows eight to 14 and flight number WS3513 from Montreal to Toronto, identified affected rows nine to 15.


Government of Canada


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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