BC CDC flags seven more flights for COVID-19 exposure

Dec 9 2020, 6:18 pm

The BC Centre for Disease Control has identified seven more recent flights carrying passengers with COVID-19.

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 November 27, Air Canada’s flight 305 from Montreal to Vancouver carried someone with the virus between row 1 and row 4.

On November 28, Air Canada’s flight 302 from Vancouver to Montreal had a case onboard. However, affected rows are unidentified.

On December 2, Air Canada’s flight 311 from Montreal to Vancouver had a positive case seated between row 32 and 36.

On December 2, another infected passenger was identified on West Jet’s flight 3163 from Calgary to Kelowna. They were seated between row 15 and row 19.

On December 3, Air Canada’s flight 123 from Toronto to Vancouver had a virus-carrying passenger seated between row 18 and row 23.

On December 4, Air Canada’s flight 25 from Vancouver to Seoul carried an infected passenger seated between rows 20 and 23.

Also on December 4, Air India’s flight 185 from Delhi to Vancouver had an infected person on the plane, but affected rows have not been reported.

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