Island flights added to BCCDC’s COVID-19 exposure list

Island flights added to BCCDC's COVID-19 exposure list

Passengers recently onboard two recent Island flights are being warned of possible exposure to COVID-19.

The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has added Air Canada/Jazz 8302 from Victoria to Vancouver on April 7 and Air Canada flight 2264 from Fort St. John to Nanaimo on April 12 to its exposure list.

The affected rows on AC/Jazz 8302 are rows 6 to 12 while the affected rows are on AC 2264 are 4-10.

BCCDC says passengers who were on a flight that has been added to the province’s COVID-19 exposure list should self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days and those who were sitting in rows identified are considered to be at a higher risk of exposure due to their proximity.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, chills, cough or worsening of chronic cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, loss of sense of smell or taste, runny nose, headache and fatigue.


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