Health authorities have detected several more flights out of Vancouver’s YVR International Airport that have carried confirmed cases of COVID-19.
On Wednesday evening, the BC Center for Disease Control (BCCDC) listed three more flights that have been added to its ongoing list of public exposures.
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One flight took place on July 20 and is Delta flight 4524 from Seattle to Vancouver. Two additional flights were also identified on July 29: Delta flight 3898 from Seattle to Vancouver and Aeromexico flight 696 from Mexico City to Vancouver.
Three new flights posted to the exposures page: https://t.co/oPdwD6kxXK
– July 20: Delta, Flight 4523, Seattle to Vancouver
– July 29: Delta, Flight 3898, Seattle to Vancouver
– July 29: Aeromexico Flight 696, Mexico City to Vancouver.#YVR
— BCCDC (@CDCofBC) August 6, 2020
The latest additions make for 33 flights over the month of July that have been identified with cases of coronavirus.
Any passengers that were on a flight with a coronavirus case should self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days. If necessary, seek the help of your family doctor or call 8-1-1, then seek testing and self-isolate.
The announcement comes on the same day that Vancouver Coastal Health announced a public exposure at Lions Bay Beach Park.