BC CDC identifies 22 more flights with COVID-19 exposure

Jan 10 2021, 10:31 am

The BC Centre for Disease Control has identified 22 more flights with COVID-19 cases on board that have passed through British Columbian airports in recent days.

The flights were added to the BC CDC’s list of public exposures on January 9.

The agency is warning travellers who were on the flights to monitor for symptoms for 14 days.

As of January 7, all air travellers bound for Canada will be required to present a pre-departure negative COVID-19 test in order to fly.

However, they will still need to complete a mandatory 14-day quarantine upon arrival in the country.

On December 28, Air Canada flight 1231 from Puerto Vallarta to Vancouver reported a COVID-19 case on board. Rows 1 to 7 are affected.

On December 29, AeroMexico flight 696 from Mexico City to Vancouver confirmed a case. The affected rows are 3 to 15.

On December 30, Air Canada flight 116, which flew from Vancouver to Toronto, carried an  infected passenger. Affected rows are unknown.

On December 31, Air Canada flight 107 from Toronto to Vancouver had a virus case on board. Rows 3 to 7 are affected.

Also on December 31, Air Canada/Jazz flight 8576 from Vancouver to Saskatoon reported a coronavirus case. Rows 22 to 28 are affected.

The same day, Flair Airlines flight 8712 from Prince George to Vancouver confirmed a case. The affected rows are 13 to 19.

On January 1, WestJet flight 711, which travelled from Toronto to Vancouver, had a virus case on board. Rows 30 to 36 are affected.

On January 2, AeroMexico flight 696 from Mexico City to Vancouver carried a passenger with COVID-19. Rows 21 to 30 are affected.

On January 3, Air Canada flight 45 from Delhi to Vancouver reported a case. Rows 2 to 8 are affected

Also on January 3, Air Canada flight 106 from Vancouver to Toronto confirmed a positive case. Rows 49 to 55 are affected.

The same day, Air Canada flight 202, which flew from Vancouver to Calgary, had a coronavirus case on board. The affected rows are 1 to 7.

Also on January 3, Air Canada flight 228 from Vancouver to Calgary confirmed a virus case. Rows 19 to 25 are affected.

On January 4, Air Canada flight 221 from Calgary to Vancouver carried a passenger who tested positive for COVID-19. Rows 28 to 33 are affected.

Also on January 4, Air Canada flight 555 from Los Angeles to Vancouver had a virus case on board. Rows 25 to 29 are affected.

The same day, Swoop Airlines flight 106 from Abbotsford to Hamilton confirmed a coronavirus case. The affected rows are 18 to 24.

Swoop Airlines flight 410, which flew from Toronto to Kelowna on January 4, carried an infected passenger. Rows 25 to 31 are affected.

Also on January 4, WestJet flight 706 from Vancouver to Toronto had a COVID-19 case on board. Rows 13 to 19 are affected.

On January 5, AeroMexico flight 696 from Mexico City to Vancouver confirmed a coronavirus case on board. The affected rows are unknown.

The same day, AeroMexico flight 694 from Mexico City to Vancouver had a virus case. Rows 5 to 21 are affected.

Also on January 5, Air Canada flight 107 from Toronto to Vancouver reported a case of COVID-19. The affected rows are 31 to 37.

Air Canada flight 302, which flew from Vancouver to Montreal on January 5, carried a passenger with the virus. Rows 39 to 45 are affected.

On January 7, Air Canada flight 1125 from Toronto to Kelowna had a virus case on board. Rows 3 to 16 are affected.

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