BC CDC identifies six more Vancouver flights with COVID-19 exposures
Dec 12 2020, 10:17 pm
The BC Centre for Disease Control has identified six more flights with COVID-19 cases on board that have passed through BC airports in recent days.
The flights were added to the BC CDC’s list of public exposures on December 12.
Although in-flight transmission is rare, the BC CDC is still warning travellers who were on the flights to monitor for symptoms for 14 days.
On December 2, Air Canada/Jazz flight 8413 from Kelowna to Vancouver reported a case of the virus, with rows 1 to 5 affected.
The same day, Air Canada flight 222 from Vancouver to Calgary also confirmed a positive case. Rows 27 to 33 are affected.
Also on December 2, Air Canada flight 344 from Vancouver to Ottawa carried a passenger with COVID-19. Rows 12 to 16 are affected.
Air Canada flight 555, which flew from Los Angeles to Vancouver on December 2, reported a case of coronavirus. Rows 26 to 32 are affected.
On December 5, Flair Airlines flight 8186 from Calgary to Vancouver had a virus case on board, with rows 13 to 19 affected.
On December 7, Air Canada flight 103 from Toronto to Vancouver reported a COVID-19 case. Rows 38 to 44 are affected.