VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — The B.C. Centre for Disease Control has added five flights with COVID-19 exposures involving Vancouver.
All occurred between July 13 and 22 and involved flights from Montreal, San Francisco and Mexico.
The list of public exposures now lists 15 coronavirus exposures on international flights to or from Vancouver since June 3.
The centre for disease control also lists 13 domestic flights involving Vancouver in the same time.
Five flights added to the exposures page: https://t.co/sf58YtJLTY
– July 13: Air Canada – Montreal to YVR
– July 13: West Jest – #YLW to Edmonton
– July 14: Air Canada – San Francisco to YVR
– July 20: Air Canada – Montreal to YVR
– July 22: Aeromexico – Mexico City to #YVR
— BCCDC (@CDCofBC) July 28, 2020
Of the five new flights, three involved Air Canada, while one was WestJet, while the other was Aeromexico.
Four of the five were headed to Vancouver International Airport.
BCCDC recommends passengers on a domestic flight with a COVID-19 case should self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days.
“Travel outside of Canada is not recommended at this time,” BCCDC says of international flights. “All passengers who have traveled outside of Canada are required to self-isolate and monitor for symptoms for 14 days upon their arrival.”
The origin of international flights with COVID-19 exposures include Seattle, Los Angeles, Dallas, Seoul, South Korea, and London.