The BC Centre for Disease Control (BC CDC) has identified seven more flights with COVID-19 cases on board that have passed through airports in British Columbia over the last few days.
On December 17, Swoop flight WO106 from Abbotsford to Hamilton reported a COVID-19 case. Rows 19 to 25 are affected.
On December 19, Air Canada flight 63 from Vancouver to Seoul was identified with a COVID-19 case on board. Rows 25 to 30 are affected.
A pair of flights between Vancouver and Saskatoon were also detected. On December 21, Air Canada flight 8574 from Vancouver to Saskatoon was identified with COVID-19 exposure, with affected rows 17 to 23. On December 23, Air Canada flight 8737 from Saskatoon to Vancouver was also identified, with affected rows 17 to 23.
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Two flights were also labelled by the BC CDC on December 25: Air Canada flight 45 from Delhi to Vancouver, rows one to seven, and Air India flight 185 from Delhi to Vancouver.
On December 26, Air Canada flight 3 from Vancouver to Tokyo was also identified, with affected rows 30 to 36.
Travellers that were on the flights are asked to self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days. International travellers are subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine upon arrival in Canada.
The BC CDC adds that a bus trip was also identified. On December 20, Ebus trip 5725 travelled between Abbotsford and Kelowna.