Almost 90 Flights With COVID-19 On Board Travelled Around Canada In October
International and domestic routes were affected. 🤒
Don’t forget your mask if you’re flying! New data has revealed that cases ofcontinue to be reported on both domestic and international flight routes.
According to the Government of Canada, almost 90 planes that have taken off since October 4 have reported at least one case of the illness on board.
This includes internal flights between cities like Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary as well as long-haul routes from places like Amsterdam, Cancun, London and Paris.
Flights with COVID-19 on board since October 4
Companies like WestJet, Air Canada, Flair Airlines, Air Transat, United Airlines, British Airways and more have all reported having affected planes.
Over 50 flights to-and-fromwere confirmed to have had COVID-19 cases on board over the last two weeks.
The majority of these planes were flying domestically from other Canadian cities.
It's an increase from a similar two-week period between August and September, whenwere flagged as having potential exposures.
If you’ve been on an impacted flight, the Government of Canada suggests self-monitoring for any symptoms and self-isolating immediately if you become sick.
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