UPDATE: COVID-19 risk on seven Toronto-Thunder Bay flights


Health unit announces low-risk exposures for passengers on certain flights from Toronto on January 4 and 5

THUNDER BAY – The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is warning of possible exposure to COVID-19 on several recent flights from Toronto.
Passengers on seven flights to Thunder Bay International Airport between December 28 and January 7 could have been exposed to the virus, according to health unit data released on Sunday.

The agency had informed earlier this week of exposure to COVID-19 on two Air Canada flights that arrived on January 1 and January 2. On Sunday, she informed of potential exposure on several other recent Toronto-Thunder Bay flights.

People sitting in rows noted on the flights below may have been exposed, according to the health unit:

December 28: AC 7936 (rows 12 to 18)

January 1: AC 7932 (rows 13 to 19)

January 2: AC 392 (rows 14 to 20)

Jan. 4: WS 3219 (rows 16 to 20)

Jan. 5: WS 3415 (lines 7 to 13)

Jan. 5: WS 3123 (lines 7 to 13)

January 7: AC 7936 (rows 18 to 24)

Please check the health unit website for the most up-to-date information on exhibitions.

The risk level for all the thefts listed was considered low, the health unit said on Sunday.

“Overall, the risk of a person getting infected would be low,” he said. “However, we are asking those affected to monitor themselves carefully for symptoms, to self-isolate immediately if they have even one symptom, and to call TBDHU at (807) 625-5900 or call your local assessment center to arrange testing. “


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