More flights with a connection to Vancouver have been identified as having potential COVID-19 exposures, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).
On Twitter the BCCDC said one of these flights was international, while the other was domestic.
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The international flight was Lufthansa Flight #492 from Frankfurt to Vancouver on August 9, while the domestic flight was WestJet Flight #706 from Vancouver to Toronto.
Flights with possible #COVID19 exposure:
– Aug. 9: Lufthansa # 492, Frankfurt to Vancouver
– Aug. 13: WestJet # 706, Vancouver to Torontohttps://t.co/zU0nDXNae3 #YVR #FRA #YYZ pic.twitter.com/jsXTEqFeTk
— BCCDC (@CDCofBC) August 21, 2020
The BCCDC says that anyone who was on a flight that included a coronavirus case should “self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days.”
Common coronavirus symptoms include cough, fever, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell, and gastrointestinal issues.