More flights in Vancouver with exposure to coronavirus identified


The BC Center for Disease Control has added four more flights to its list of flights potentially exposed to the coronavirus.The flights have all taken off or landed at Vancouver International Airport in the past 14 days.

Everybody aboard Vol Delta 3569 July 10 from Vancouver to Seattle is expected to monitor symptoms, as the CDC has not identified the ranks most at risk.

There was also potential exposure to the coronavirus on Vol 1415 d’American Airlines from Dallas to Vancouver on July 11. Again, everyone on this flight is potentially at risk.

Air Canada Flight 855 from London Heathrow Airport to Vancouver on July 17 was also at risk of coronavirus exposure in rows 26-32.

Most people on these flights would already have to self-isolate to follow Canada’s 14-day quarantine rule for international arrivals.

The BC CDC also reported exposure to the coronavirus on a domestic flight: Air Canada Flight 214 from Vancouver to Calgary on July 12.

As of March 27, the BC CDC no longer directly informs passengers and instead publishes public notices of flights potentially exposed to the coronavirus.


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