More Toronto flights identified with confirmed coronavirus cases

Aug 31 2020, 9:47 am

More flights to and from Toronto have recently been identified by the Canadian government where passengers may have been exposed to COVID-19 last week.

According to the government site, Air Canada flight numberJZ8491/AC8491 from Washington to Toronto found COVID-19 among the plane, however, affected rows are unknown, on August 23.

On August 24, another Air Canada flight number AC1255, from Kingston, Jamaica to Toronto also identified COVID-19 exposure on affected rows four and 12 to 15.

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The Government of Canada

When it comes to domestic flights, a few flights travelling to and from Toronto were identified with cases through Air Canada.

A Toronto bound flight on August 23, flight number AC128 from Vancouver to Toronto identified rows 19 to 25 as well.

The same day, a Toronto flight to Ottawa also discovered affected rows, however, they’re unknown.

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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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