More Vancouver flights identified with potential coronavirus exposure

Aug 24 2020, 6:45 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 two were domestic.

The international flight was Sichuan Airlines Flight 8501: Chengdu China to Vancouver on August 11, while the domestic flights were WestJet Flight 164″ Vancouver to Edmonton on August 12, and Air Canada Flight 305: Montreal to Vancouver, on August 18.

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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