BC CDC adds nine more flights to list of COVID-19 exposures

Jan 4 2021, 9:45 am

The BC Centre for Disease Control has identified nine 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 3.

The agency is warning anyone who was on the flights to monitor for symptoms for 14 days. All international travellers are subject to a two-week quarantine upon arrival in Canada.

On December 21, North Cariboo Air flight 1547 from Terrace to Vancouver reported a case of COVID-19 on board, although affected rows have not been reported.

On December 27, Air Canada flight 127 from Toronto to Vancouver carried an infected passenger. Rows 58 to 64 are affected.

Again on December 27, Swoop Airlines flight 106 from Abbotsford to Hamilton confirmed a case. Rows 17 to 23 and 25 to 31 are affected.

On December 28, United Airlines flight 4769, which travelled from San Francisco to Vancouver, reported a virus case. Affected rows have not been released.

On December 29, Swoop Airlines flight 107 from Hamilton to Abbotsford confirmed a coronavirus case. Rows 19 to 25 are affected.

Another flight on December 29, Korean Air flight 72 from Vancouver to Seoul, reported a COVID-19 case and rows 25 to 31 are affected.

On December 30, Air Canada flight 8262 from Nanaimo to Vancouver carried an infected passenger. Rows 7 to 13 are affected.

The same day, Air Canada flight 8418 from Vancouver to Kelowna confirmed a coronavirus case. Rows 3 to 9 are affected.

On December 31, Air Canada/Jazz flight 2279, which travelled from Terrace to Vancouver, had a case on board. Rows 1 to 5 are affected.