28 Toronto flights identified with confirmed COVID-19 cases

Jan 19 2021, 10:27 pm

The Canadian government has identified 28 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, 11 Air Canada flights reported positive COVID-19 cases on board but were unable to identify affected rows on one of the flights from Montego Bay to Toronto on January 13.

The majority of reported flights with positive cases have flown into Toronto from January 12 to January 16.

American Airlines flight AA168 from Charlotte to Toronto on January 12, Air Transat flight TS657 from Holguin to Toronto that same day, Delta Airlines flight DL5019 from Detroit to Toronto on January 13, and Emirates flight EK242 from Toronto to Dubai on January 15 all reported at least one confirmed case; however, were unable to identify affected rows.

Here’s a list of affected international flights from January 12 to 16:

toronto covid-19 flights

Canadian government

As for domestic flights, six flights flying out of Toronto across several cities, with the majority to Quebec were confirmed to have positive cases onboard.

A flight from Air Canada, AC404 from Toronto to Montreal, which was previously reported, added more affected rows 23 to 29.

Here’s a list of affected domestic flights from January 11 to 14.

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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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