13 Toronto flights have confirmed coronavirus cases in almost two weeks

Oct 5 2020, 8:30 pm

The Canadian government has identified a number of coronavirus cases on multiple Toronto domestic and international flights in the last two weeks.

According to the Government of Canada, eight more domestic flights have confirmed COVID-19 cases from September 26 to 30.

An Air Canada flight AC169 from Toronto to Edmonton had a confirmed case of coronavirus on September 26, the identified affected rows 30 to 33

Another Air Canada flight, AC115 from Toronto to Vancouver also identified rows on September 26 however they are yet unknown.

On September 27, a West jet flight WS725 from Toronto to Vancouver identified affected rows four to seven.

That same day, an Air Canada flight AC115 from Toronto to Vancouver identified affected rows three to four and 12 to 15.

On September 29 and Air Canada/Jass flight JZA8910 identified affected rows 18 to 24 on a Toronto to Moncton flight.

The same day, Air Canada flight AC158 from Calgary to Toronto also identified affected rows 27 to 33.

Two more Air Canada flights, one from Toronto to Vancouver and the other from Toronto to Halifax identified affected rows 23 to 29 and 13 to 17 respectively.

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Government of Canada

Four international flights on September 29 and one on September 30, had reported coronavirus cases onboard, according to the Canadian government.

A Turkish Airlines flight TK17 from Istanbul to Toronto, an Air Canada flight AC992 from Mexico to Toronto, another flight AC80 from Toronto to Tel Aviv, and an Air Canada flight AC794 from Los Angeles to Toronto all identified coronavirus cases however the affected rows are unknown.

An Air Canada/Jazz flight AC8491/QK8491 from Washington to Toronto identified affected rows seven to 13 on September 30.


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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