The BC Centre for Disease Control has alerted the public about several flights in and out of the province’s airports because of potential exposure to COVID-19 on board.
On January 3, Air Canada flight 195 from Toronto to Victoria had someone who later tested positive sitting between row 19 to 25.
Also on January 3, Air Canada Jazz flight 8572 from Vancouver to Regina carried someone who was contagious between row 13 and 19.
A third January 3 flight, WestJet’s 3387 route from Calgary to Kelowna, had a passenger with COVID-19 seated between row 1 and 6.
On January 6, Air Canada flight 205 from Calgary to Vancouver carried someone who later tested positive for COVID-19 between row 20 and 26.
On January 8, Air Canada’s flight 107 from Toronto to Vancouver had someone contagious sitting between row 23 and 29.
Flights with possible COVID-19 exposures: https://t.co/kgfSDuYd40
Jan 3 Air Canada 195, Toronto to Victoria
Jan 3 Air Canada/Jazz 8572, Vancouver to Regina
Jan 3 WestJet 3387, Calgary to Kelowna
Jan 6 Air Canada 205, Calgary to Vancouver
Jan 8 Air Canada 107, Toronto to Vancouver pic.twitter.com/YVtaCkqVBV
— BCCDC (@CDCofBC) January 14, 2021
The BC CDC regularly posts updates about COVID-19 identified on flights to the province, and Canada’s federal government also keeps an online list of all routes where COVID-19 exposure has been identified.