BC CDC identifies 18 more flights with COVID-19 exposures

Mar 4 2021, 1:46 pm

The flights were added to the BC CDC’s list of public exposures on March 1, 2, and 4.

The agency is warning anyone who was on the flights to monitor for symptoms for 14 days.

On February 15, Air Canada flight 127 from Toronto to Vancouver reported a COVID-19 case. Rows 33 to 39 are affected.

On February 20, Air Canada flight 114 from Vancouver to Toronto confirmed a virus case. Rows 37 to 43 are affected.

Also on February 20, Air Canada flight 115, which travelled from Toronto to Vancouver, carried an infected passenger. Affected rows are from 16 to 22.

On February 21, Delta flight 3702 from Seattle to Vancouver carried an infected passenger somewhere between row 2 and row 8.

On February 22, Pacific Coastal Airlines flight 8P1543 from Victoria to Vancouver had a coronavirus case on board, but the affected rows have not been reported.

The same day, Air Canada flight 202 from Vancouver to Calgary reported a virus case. Rows 29 to 35 are affected.

On February 23, Swoop Airlines flight 182, which travelled from Abbotsford to Edmonton, confirmed a COVID-19 case. Rows 9 to 15 are affected.

On February 24, Air Canada flight 45 from Delhi to Vancouver carried an infected passenger. The affected rows have not been reported.

Also on February 24, Pacific Coastal Airlines flight 8P1538 from Kelowna to Victoria had a virus case on board. The affected rows have not been reported.

The same day, Air Canada flight 314 from Vancouver to Montreal confirmed a coronavirus case. Again, the affected rows are not yet reported.

Again on February 24, Air Canada 311 from Montreal to Vancouver had someone who tested positive on board. Affected rows are 24 to 30.

On February 25, EVA Air’s flight 9 from Vancouver to Taipei had an infected passenger sitting between row 18 and 24.

On February 26, Air Canada’s flight 223 from Calgary to Vancouver had someone with COVID-19 sitting between row 12 and 18.

Also on February 26, Air Canada Jazz flight 8240 from Vancouver to Terrace had someone with COVID-19 on board. Affected rows are 8 to 14.

On February 27, Air Canada flight 311, which flew from Vancouver to Montreal, reported a COVID-19 case. The affected rows have not been reported.

On February 28, Air Canada Jazz flight 8069 from Vancouver to Victoria carried someone infected who was sitting between row 13 and 19.

On March 1, Flair’s flight 8822 had someone with the virus sitting between row 17 and 23.

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