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COVID-19 warning issued for two flights at YVR

Last Updated Jul 18, 2020 at 11:56 pm PDT

A park near Vancouver International Airport in Richmond the summer of 2019. (Source: Riley Phillips/NEWS 1130)
Summary

The BC Centre for Disease Control has issued a warning for two Air Canada flights on July 13

The first is flight 111 which flew from Toronto to Vancouver, the second is flight 8073 from Vancouver to Victoria

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Passengers on two flights connected to Vancouver International Airport are being warned of potential exposure to COVID-19.

The BC Centre for Disease Control has issued a warning for two Air Canada flights on July 13.

The first is flight 111 which flew from Toronto to Vancouver. The second is flight 8073 from Vancouver to Victoria.

“For flights with ‘affected seats’ not specified, we recommend that flight passengers self-isolate and monitor for symptoms for 14 days following the flight,” says the BCCDC website.

“The information available here is updated as we become aware of flights with an origin or destination in British Columbia with a case of COVID-19 on board. If you have travelled to/from other parts of Canada, and are concerned about potential in-flight exposure, please check for similar information posted on other provincial public health web sites.”