BC CDC identifies 13 more flights with COVID-19 exposures

Dec 28 2020, 7:23 am

The BC Centre for Disease Control has identified 13 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 December 26 and 27.

The agency is warning travellers who were on the flights to monitor for symptoms for 14 days. All international travellers are subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine upon arrival in Canada.

On December 14, Air Canada flight 114 from Vancouver to Toronto reported a COVID-19 case on board. Rows 31 to 37 are affected.

On December 19, Air Canada flight 214 from Vancouver to Calgary carried an infected passenger. Rows 12 to 16 are affected.

Also on December 19, Air Canada/Jazz flight 8622, which travelled from Vancouver to Winnipeg, had a virus case on board. Affected rows have not been reported.

The same day, Air France flight 74 from Paris to Vancouver carried a passenger with coronavirus. However, affected rows have not been reported.

Also on December 19, Air Canada flight 244 from Vancouver to Edmonton reported a COVID-19 case, and rows 24 to 29 are affected.

On December 20, Air Canada flight 971 travelled from Puerto Vallarta to Vancouver with a virus case on board. Rows 17 to 23 are affected.

On December 21, Air Canada/Jazz flight 8408 from Kelowna to Calgary confirmed a coronavirus case. Rows 1 to 4 are affected.

On December 22, Pacific Coastal Airlines flight 8P715 from Vancouver to Campbell River carried an infected passenger. Affected rows have not been reported.

Also on December 22, Air Canada/Jazz flight 8352 from Vancouver to Penticton had a confirmed virus case on board, and rows 2 to 8 are affected.

The same day, WestJet flight 725 flew from Toronto to Vancouver with a positive COVID-19 case. Rows 17 to 21 are affected.

Also on December 22, WestJet flight 3169 from Edmonton to Vancouver reported a virus case on board. Rows 4 to 10 are affected.

On December 23, Harbour Air Seaplanes flight 220 travelled from Victoria Harbour to Vancouver Harbour with an infected passenger. Affected rows have not been reported.

On December 24, Air Canada flight 123 from Toronto to Vancouver confirmed a positive COVID-19 case on board. Rows 27 to 30 are affected.

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