Potential exposure to COVID-19 on the Montreal flight

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PRESS RELEASE
COVID-19 / HEALTH / WELL-BEING
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Nova Scotia Public Health announces potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight. In addition to press releases, all notifications of potential exposure are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-expositions.

Anyone who was on the next flight in the rows and seats specified is urged to continue to self-isolate and immediately go to https: // covid-self-evaluation.novascotia.ca/en to book a COVID-19 test, whether or not they have symptoms of COVID-19. You can also call 811 if you do not have online access or if you have other symptoms that concern you.

  • Air Canada flight 7558 traveling January 5 from Montreal (1:30 p.m.) to Halifax (4:03 p.m.). Passengers in rows 22 to 27 AC and D are asked to continue to self-isolate and go immediately to https: // covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca to book a COVID-19 test, whether or not they have symptoms of COVID-19. All other passengers on this flight should continue to self-isolate as needed and watch for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. It is expected that anyone exposed to the virus during this flight on the date indicated may develop symptoms until January 19, 2021 inclusive.

Do not forget:

Visitez https: // covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en to do a self-assessment if you have had or are currently living:

  • fever or cough (new or worsening)

OR

  • two or more of the following symptoms (new or worsening):

o sore throat

o runny nose

o headache

o shortness of breath

Please do not go directly to a COVID-19 assessment center uninvited and do not go to a pop-up rapid test location.

Currently, anyone traveling to Nova Scotia from outside the Atlantic provinces should self-isolate for 14 days after arrival. If a person traveling for non-essential reasons enters Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic Canada, everyone in the home where they self-isolate will also need to self-isolate.

When the Nova Scotia Department of Public Health issues a public notice, it is by no means a reflection of the behavior or activities of the persons named in the notice.

All Nova Scotians are advised to continue to watch for symptoms of COVID-19 and follow public health guidelines on how to access care. Current information on COVID-19 is available at novascotia.ca/coronavirus

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