Additional three flights flagged for possible COVID-19 exposure

B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) added three domestic flights to the list of possible COVID-19 exposures on Saturday.

The list included flights between Whitehorse, Toronto and Vancouver.

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The flights are:

Nov. 15: Air North flight 573, from Whitehorse to Vancouver (affected rows one to six)

Nov. 14: WestJet flight 706, from Vancouver to Toronto (affected rows 23 to 29)

Nov. 9: Air Canada flight 123, from Toronto to Vancouver (affected rows 23 to 29)

Passengers on domestic flight with a confirmed case of COVID-19 are asked to self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days.

All travellers arriving in B.C. from outside of Canada are required to self-isolate for 14 days and monitor for symptoms upon their arrival under the federal Quarantine Act.

According to the BCCDC website, passengers seated in the affected rows “should be considered to be at higher risk of exposure due to their proximity to the case.”

 

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