17 Toronto flights identified with confirmed COVID-19 cases

Jan 25 2021, 1:11 pm

The Canadian government has identified 17 more COVID-19 cases on international and domestic flights to and from Toronto since last week.

According to the Government of Canada website, several COVID-19 cases were reported on more flights heading to Toronto compared to flights leaving the city since January 18.

Air Canada reported six of its flights with positive cases from Frankfurt to Toronto and Kingston to Toronto on January 18, Toronto to London and Chicago to Toronto on January 20, and London to Toronto and Toronto to Nassau on January 23 and 24, respectively.

Other airlines reporting flights include Etihad Airways, American Airlines, British Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Lufthansa, and American Airlines.

Here’s a list of international flights with confirmed COVID-19 cases from January 18 to 24:

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Government of Canada

As for domestic flights, four Air Canada flights reported positive cases on board from January 17 to 19.

Flight AC405 from Montreal to Toronto reported a confirmed COVID-19 case on board, identifying affected rows 10 to 16, on January 17.

The next day, flight AC115 from Toronto to Vancouver confirmed a case on board, identifying affected rows 12 to 14.

Flight AC423 from Montreal to Toronto confirmed a case on board and identified affected rows 31 to 34.

On January 19 as well, flight AC271 from Toronto to Winnipeg confirmed a case on board with affected rows 13 to 19.

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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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