A passenger plane that recently landed at Victoria International Airport has been added to the province’s COVID-19 exposure list.
The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is warning passengers who were on board Air Canada flight 8081 from Vancouver to Victoria on Nov. 26 of possible exposure to COVID-19.
The affected rows the Air Canada flight were rows 4-10.
The flight was added to the BCCDC’s exposure list on Sunday evening.
Those who were sitting in rows identified by the BCCDC are considered to be at a higher risk of exposure due to their proximity to the case.
AC8081 was among a handful of recent flights that either originated or departed Vancouver International Airport that were added to the list on Sunday.
Passengers who were recently on a domestic or international flight that has been added to the province’s COVID-19 exposure list should self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days, according to the BCCDC.
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.
Flights with COVID-19 exposures https://t.co/yRoAGViHHL
Nov 22: Air Canada AC311, Montreal to Vancouver
Nov 26: Air Canada AC121, Toronto to Vancouver
Nov 26: Air Canada AC8081, Vancouver to Victoria
Nov 27: Air Canada AC0044, Vancouver to Delhi
— BCCDC (@CDCofBC) November 30, 2020