11 Toronto flights identified with confirmed COVID-19 cases onboard

Jan 11 2021, 1:46 pm

The Canadian government has identified 11 more COVID-19 cases on international and domestic flights to and from Toronto in the last few days.

According to the Government of Canada site, on January 5, Turkish Airlines flight TK17 from Istanbul to Toronto confirmed a case onboard and identified affected rows 26 to 32.

That same day, an Avianca flight AV626 from San Salvador to Toronto also confirmed a positive COVID-19 case on board and identified affected rows nine to 15.

The Toronto to Doha flight was previously reported on January 8; however, Air Canada flight AC42 from Toronto to Delhi also reported a positive COVID-19 case on board and identified affected rows 34 to 40.

On January 8, an Emirates flight EK242 from Toronto to Dubai reported a case on board, but affected rows are unknown at this time.

On January 9, Air Canada flight AC911 from Fort Lauderdale to Toronto reported a positive COVID-19 case on board and identified affected rows one to four and 12 to 14.

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The Canadian Government

As for domestic flights, the Canadian government reported six flights with positive COVID-19 cases.

On January 5, Air Canada flight AC690 from Toronto to St. John’s confirmed a COVID-19 case on board and identified affected rows 23 to 29.

On January 6, an Air Canada/Jazz flight AC8910 from Toronto to Moncton reported apositive COVID-19 case on board and identified affected rows 20 to 26.

On January 7, another Air Canada/Jazz flight from Toronto to Thunder Bay confirmed a positive COVID-19 case on board and identified affected rows 18 to 24.

That same day, Air Canada flight AC1125 from Toronto to Kelowna confirmed a positive case on board and identified affected rows three to four and 12 to 16.

An Air Canada flight AC168 on January 7, from Edmonton to Toronto, reported a confirmed COVID-19 case and identified affected rows 12 to 18.

The next day, on January 8, Air Canada flight AC269 from Toronto to Winnipeg, reported a positive case onboard and identified affected rows 15 to 21.

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The Canadian Government

“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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