Over 20 Toronto flights have confirmed COVID-19 cases

Oct 19 2020, 8:58 pm

The Canadian government has identified more coronavirus cases on Toronto international and domestic flights since October 7.

According to the Government of Canada, Air Canada flight AC849 from London to Toronto on October 7 has identified affected rows to be 31 to 36 on the flight.

That same day, Aeromexico flight AM617 from Toronto to Mexico City on October 7 identified affected rows 12 to 18.

On October 4, Lufthansa flight LH470 from Frankfurt to Toronto identified a case on board the flight; however, the affected rows are unknown.

Air Canada/Jazz flight AC8497 from Washington to Toronto on October 8 identified affected rows two to eight.

On October 9, a flight with LOT Polish Airlines from Warsaw to Toronto identified rows 23 to 29.

Three more flights were identified carrying COVID-19 on October 10, including Lufthansa flight LH470 from Frankfurt to Toronto (rows are unknown), Air India flight AI187 from New Delhi to Toronto (rows 16 to 22), and Air Canada flight AC1426 from Toronto to Cayo Coco (rows 23 to 29).

On October 11, Turkish Airlines TK17 from Istanbul to Toronto identified rows 15 to 21.

That same day, two more flights, Lufthansa LH471 from Toronto to Frankfurt identified rows 12 to 16, and the other, Air Canada AC 1231 from Cancun to Toronto with identified rows 12 to 16.

On October 13, Air Canada flight AC873 from Frankfurt to Toronto identified rows 56 to 62.

LOT Polish Airlines flight LO45 from Warsaw to Toronto was also made aware of a COVID-19 exposure onboard the flight; however, affected rows are not yet known.


Government of Canada


Government of Canada

The government also identified several domestic flights to and from Toronto with COVID-19 cases.

Eight Air Canada flights from October 10 to 15 were identified to have carried the virus onboard the flights.

On October 10, AC271 flight from Toronto to Winnipeg identified rows 21 to 27.

That same day, flight AC690 from Toronto to St. John’s identified rows 22 to 28, and another flight, AC158 from Calgary to Toronto identified rows 24 to 30.

On October 11, AC425 from Montreal to Toronto identified affected rows 29 to 35.

Two more flights on October 12 were identified for carrying the virus: flight AC604 from Toronto to Halifax identified rows 27 to 33, and AC610 from Toronto to Halifax identified rows 10 to 16.

Another flight, AC424 from Toronto to Montreal on October 13 reported a confirmed COVID-19 case; however, affected rows are unknown.

Flight AC604 from Toronto to Halifax also identified rows 21 to 27 on October 15.


Government of Ontario

“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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