Seven more BC flights with COVID-19 exposure identified

Nov 25 2020, 7:40 pm

The BC Centre for Disease Control has identified seven 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 November 24.

On November 14, WestJet flight 133 from Calgary to Vancouver had a positive case of the virus on board. Rows 3-9 are affected.

On November 16, Swoop Airlines flight 109 from Hamilton to Abbotsford confirmed a COVID-19 case, with rows 15-21 affected.

On November 18, Air Canada/Jazz flight 8075 from Vancouver to Victoria saw a case between rows 11 and 17. The same day, Air Canada/Jazz flight 8247 from Terrace to Vancouver reported a case between rows 12 and 18.

On November 19, Air Canada flight 123 from Toronto to Vancouver confirmed a case, with rows 18-21 affected. Also on November 19, Air Canada/Jazz flight 8081 from Vancouver to Victoria reported a COVID-19 case. Rows 1-5 are affected.

The same day, United Airlines flight 5312 from San Francisco to Vancouver had a virus case. The affected rows have not been reported.

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