NS warns of potential COVID-19 exposure on October 15, Toronto-Halifax flight

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Nova Scotia health officials are warning travelers of potential exposure to COVID-19 on an Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax earlier this week.The province says AC604 left Toronto at 8 a.m. on October 15.

Passengers in rows 21 to 27, seats D, E and F are the most likely to have had close contact with the infected person (s).

These passengers are urged to continue to self-isolate as ordered and to monitor symptoms of COVID-19.

Symptoms include fever, cough, or at least two of the following:

  • Sore throat
  • Runny nose / nasal congestion
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath

Those who were seated in rows 21 to 27 are advised to contact 811 for further advice, according to public health.

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Symptoms can develop until October 29 inclusive. Mandatory isolation for these passengers ends on October 26.

Nova Scotia reported two new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday as six cases remain active in the province.

Health officials say the new cases are linked to travel outside the Atlantic bubble and individuals have self-isolated.










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