VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Air Canada has confirmed the woman who tested positive last Thursday for COVID-19 traveled on one of its flights from Vancouver to Montreal.
The passenger flew from Montreal to Vancouver on Feb. 14.
The patient is a woman in her 30s whose flight from Iran connected to Vancouver through Montreal.
The airline says it was notified by health authorities of the case on Saturday.
The BC Centre for Disease Control is following up with passengers on that flight, according to Air Canada.
“Air Canada is working with public health authorities and has taken all recommended measures,” read a statement sent Sunday.
The BC Ministry of Health says everyone in proximity to the woman during her travels has already been notified, stressing the information released by Air Canada does not mean there is a new case in the province.
NEWS 1130 has reached out to the BCCDC for comment.