BC CDC data shows that five flights to Kelowna on April 27, 28, 29 and May 1, and one flight from Kelowna on April 26, carried a passenger who subsequently tested positive for COVID- 19.
Four of the reported inbound flights were from Calgary, while the rest were from Vancouver.
The affected flights are as follows:
- May 1: Air Canada / Jazz 8405, Calgary to Kelowna, rows 5 to 11
- April 29: Air Canada / Jazz 8405, Calgary to Kelowna, rows 1 to 7
- April 28: Air Canada / Jazz 8420, from Vancouver to Kelowna, rows 1 to 7
- April 28: WestJet 3375, Calgary to Kelowna, rows 1-6
- April 27: WestJet 3342, Calgary to Kelowna, rows 7-13
- April 26: Air Canada / Jazz 8408, Kelowna to Calgary, rows 8 to 14
Anyone who was on the impacted flights should watch for symptoms for 14 days. There are currently 57 flights to and from British Columbia with exposure to COVID-19 that fall within that 14-day timeframe. The full list of exhibitions is available here.
This year, 57 flights to and from Kelowna carried one COVID-positive passenger. In all of 2020, 61 flights from Kelowna had a passenger with COVID-19.