Toronto flights identified with confirmed COVID-19 cases onboard

Jan 15 2021, 1:39 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 10, Caribbean Airlines flights BW79 from Kingston to Toronto, and WestJet flight WS2641 from Cancun to Toronto reported having COVID-19 cases on board the flight; however, affected rows are unknown.

On January 10, Air Canada flight AC91 from Sao Paulo to Toronto confirmed a case onboard and identified affected rows 32 to 38.

The next day, on January 11, Air Transat flight TS825 from Varadero to Toronto reported a case of COVID-19 on board and identified affected rows four to 10.

Again on January 11, Air Canada flight AC994 from Mexico City to Toronto reported a confirmed case on board and identified affected rows 18 to 22.

On January 12, Pakistan International Airlines flight PK781 from Islamabad to Toronto reported a confirmed COVID-19 case on board and identified affected rows 20 to 26.

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Government of Canada

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

On January 8, Air Canada flight AC107 from Toronto to Vancouver reported a confirmed positive COVID-19 case on board the flight, identifying affected rows 23 to 29.

On January 9, Air Canada flight AC259 from Toronto to Winnipeg reported a confirmed case on board. They were able to identify affected rows as 23 to 29.

On January 10, Air Canada flight AC123 from Toronto to Vancouver reported a positive case on board and identified affected rows 18 to 21.

On January 11, WestJet flight WS475 from Toronto to Winnipeg reported a confirmed case on board the flight and identified affected rows eight to 14.

That same day, an Air Canada flight AC404 from Toronto to Montreal reported a confirmed positive COVID-19 case on board and identified affected rows 12 to 17.

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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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