BC CDC identifies 10 more flights with COVID-19 exposures

Feb 22 2021, 9:50 am

The BC Centre for Disease Control has identified 10 more flights with COVID-19 cases on board that have passed through British Columbia’s airports in recent days.

The flights were added to the BC CDC’s list of public exposures on February 20 and 21.

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

New COVID-19 measures for international travellers, including mandatory hotel quarantine, are now in effect across Canada.

On February 11, WestJet flight 706 from Vancouver to Toronto reported a coronavirus case on board. Rows 32 to 36 are affected.

On February 12, Flair Airlines flight 8822 from Vancouver to Calgary confirmed a virus case. Rows 11 to 17 are affected.

Also on February 12, Aeromexico flight 9644 from Mexico City to Vancouver carried an infected passenger. Affected rows are from 10 to 14.

The same day, Air Canada flight 124, which travelled from Vancouver to Toronto, reported a virus case. Affected rows are from 2 to 8.

On February 13, WestJet flight 115 from Calgary to Vancouver reported a passenger with COVID-19 had been onboard. Affected rows are from 1 to 7.

Also on February 13, WestJet flight 129 from Calgary to Vancouver confirmed a case. Rows 9 to 15 are affected.

On February 15, Flair Airlines flight 8821 from Calgary to Vancouver had a coronavirus case on board. Rows 2 to 5 and 26 to 32 are affected.

Also on February 15, WestJet flight 3450 from Abbotsford to Calgary carried an infected passenger. Affected rows are from 4 to 10.

The same day, Air Canada flight 202 from Vancouver to Calgary reported a COVID-19 case. Rows 31 to 36 are affected.

On February 18, WestJet flight 115 from Calgary to Vancouver had a virus case on board. Affected rows have not been reported.

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