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Passengers infected with coronavirus travelled on six WestJet flights

Last Updated Mar 18, 2020 at 5:07 am PDT

FILE -- A WestJet plane takes off from Vancouver International Airport in Vancouver on Monday, May 13, 2019. Onex Corp. has signed a friendly deal to buy WestJet Airlines Ltd. in a transaction it valued at $5 billion, including assumed debt. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Summary

Passengers who tested positive for coronavirus flew on six different WestJet flights

Those in rows near the infected passengers are considered close contacts and should self-isolate

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — WestJet is warning those who flew on six different flights in March that some passengers have tested positive for COVID-19.


Passengers who flew in the rows listed below are considered to be close contacts and could be at risk for exposure. The infected passengers flew on the following flights:

March 12
WestJet Flight 1447 (WS1447)
Las Vegas, Nevada to Edmonton, Alberta
Affected rows: 2-8

WestJet Flight 665 (WS665)
Toronto, Ontario to Calgary, Alberta
Affected rows: 19-27

WestJet Flight 1201 (WS1201)
LaGuardia, New York to Toronto, Ontario
Affected rows: 3-9

WestJet Flight 2311 (WS2311)
Cancun, Mexico to Calgary, Alberta
Affected rows: 32-38

WestJet Flight 3240, March 12 (WS3240)
Edmonton, Alberta to Grande Prairie, Alberta
Affected rows: 1-6

March 11
WestJet Flight 1157 (WS1157)
San Juan, Puerto Rico to Toronto, Ontario
Affected rows: 2-6

WestJet Flight 4 (WS4)
London, Gatwick to Toronto, Ontario
Affected rows: 10-16

March 10
WestJet Flight 3326 (WS3326)
Vancouver, British Columbia to Kelowna, British Columbia
Affected rows: 10-16

March 9
WestJet Flight 2643 (WS2643)
Liberia, Costa Rica to Toronto, Ontario

March 7
WestJet Flight 2644 (WS2644)
Toronto, Ontario to Liberia, Costa Rica

WestJet Flight 3440, March 7 (WS3440)
Toronto, Ontario to Moncton, New Brunswick
Affected rows: 7-11

March 5
WestJet Flight 2 (WS2)
London, Gatwick to Calgary, Alberta

March 3
WestJet Flight 2 (WS2)
London, Gatwick to Calgary, Alberta
Affected rows: 7-14

February 28
WestJet Flight 1199 (WS1199)
Phoenix, Arizona – Toronto, Ontario
Affected rows: 18-22

Passengers who may have been exposed on the affected flights are being told to self-isolate.