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Possible COVID-19 exposure on Aeromexico flight to YVR in June

Last Updated Jul 10, 2020 at 1:11 pm PST

A plane is silhouetted as it takes off from Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C., on May 13, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Summary

BCCDC out with a COVID-19 exposure warning on a recent Aeromexico flight from Mexico City to Vancouver

The flight number is 696 and it flew to YVR on June 25

Anyone on that flight is asked to monitor for symptoms for 14 days

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Anyone who travelled on a recent Aeromexico flight from Mexico City to Vancouver is being warned about possible exposure to COVID-19.

The flight number is 696, which flew to Vancouver International Airport on June 25.


The BC Centre for Disease Control says anyone who was on board should monitor for symptoms for two weeks from the travel date.

If someone starts experiencing symptoms, they can call 811 for testing.

Flights with possible COVID-19 exposure (Courtesy BC Centre for Disease Control)

Anyone coming into B.C. from outside of Canada is required to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival.