More Vancouver flights identified with potential coronavirus exposure

Aug 21 2020, 3:02 pm

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.

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.

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.

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