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Health officials warn of COVID-19 exposure on 6 more Vancouver flights – BC Information

Health officials warn of COVID-19 exposure on 6 more Vancouver flights - BC News

New YVR flights on virus checklist

Kirsten Clarke – | Tale: 308056

The BC Centre for Disorder Regulate is alerting the public about probable COVID-19 exposure on six more flights by Vancouver.

The BCCDC suggests 5 of the flights had been domestic, though a single was an global flight from India.

The flights are:

  • Aug. 3: WestJet flight 720 from Vancouver to Toronto (affected rows: 4 to 10)
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  • Aug. 3: WestJet flight 714 from Vancouver to Toronto (afflicted rows: 7 to 13)
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  • Aug. 3: Air Canada flight 224 from Vancouver to Calgary (impacted rows: 20 to 26)
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  • Aug. 7: Air Canada flight 122 from Vancouver to Toronto (impacted rows not reported)
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  • Aug. 9: Air Canada flight 234 from Edmonton to Vancouver (affected rows: 2 to 4 and 12 to 15)
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  • Aug. 9: Air India flight 1143 from New Delhi to Vancouver (influenced rows not documented)
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“Where details on impacted rows is out there, travellers seated in these should be regarded to be at higher chance of publicity owing to their proximity to the circumstance,” reads the BCCDC general public exposure webpage.

Passengers on a domestic flight with a confirmed situation of COVID-19 should really self-check for signs and symptoms for 14 times. Anybody arriving in Canada from outside the house the place is necessary to self-isolate for 14 times less than the federal Quarantine Act.

In overall, 15 flights have been flagged for achievable exposure to the virus so significantly this week.

Even though the the greater part of B.C’s new instances have been claimed in individuals below the age of 40 – a lot of in the 20 to 29 demographic – the province is nonetheless viewing situations from air journey, Provincial Health and fitness Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said all through Thursday’s media briefing.

“We do continue to have introductions (of COVID-19) into the province from international journey,” she stated.

“Some of these are non permanent overseas personnel, who have come in from nations around the world, specifically Mexico, and a selection of them have turn into ill though in quarantine.”

Henry extra that the province has been giving quarantine assist to all of the non permanent overseas employees coming into B.C. for two weeks, prior to them likely to operate on farms.

Conditions also continue on to be linked to Canadians returning from abroad.

“As perfectly, we keep on to have Canadians returning from other sites all-around the earth, like recently, a number of people from India, from the U.S. and we have experienced a selection of cases related to that as perfectly.”

A complete checklist of flights with a verified situation can be uncovered on the BCCDC’s site.

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