Two more international flights landed in Toronto with coronavirus cases

Aug 20 2020, 3:57 pm

Two more international and domestic flights carrying COVID-19 landed in Toronto this month.

The Government of Canada identified a British Airways flight on August 13, from London to Toronto, BA99, as carrying a coronavirus case.

The rows identified for being the most at risk were nine to 15.

Government of Canada

There was also another flight on August 9, that departed from Zurich, AC879, that identified rows 35 to 41 as being the most exposed.

Government of Canada

So far, in August there have been 21 international flights that have potential COVID-19 exposure. There have also been 20 domestic flights in total identified.

According to information gathered through reports from provincial and territorial health authorities as well as international health authorities, flights with COVID-19 have landed or departed mostly from Toronto, Halifax, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver.

“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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