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12 Kelowna flights report COVID-19 cases onboard in recent weeks

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August 28, 2021 - 10:05 AM

A total of 12 flights landing and flying out of Kelowna have reported COVID-19 cases onboard in the last two weeks.

Passengers on a domestic flight with a COVID-19 case should self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days, according to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control.

The Centre for Disease Control has reported COVID-19 cases on the following flights:

  • Air Canada flight 1129, Aug. 21, from Toronto to Kelowna, affecting rows 30 to 36
  • Air Canada/Jazz flight 8402, Aug. 18, from Kelowna to Calgary, affecting rows two to eight
  • Air Canada/Jazz flight 8404, Aug. 18, from Kelowna to Calgary, affecting rows 15 to 20
  • Air North flight 510, Aug. 18, from Kelowna to Vancouver, affecting rows one to six and 13 to 26
  • Air Canada/Jazz flight 8411, Aug. 16, from Kelowna to Vancouver, affecting rows 11 to 17
  • WestJet flight 188, Aug. 16, from Kelowna to Calgary, affecting rows 19 to 24
  • Air Canada flight 1130, Aug. 15, from Kelowna to Toronto, affecting rows 20 to 26
  • Air Canada/Jazz flight 8419, Aug. 15, from Kelowna to Vancouver, affecting rows nine to 15
  • Flair flight 319, Aug. 15, from Waterloo to Kelowna, affecting rows 15 to 21
  • Swoop flight 411, Aug. 15, from Toronto to Kelowna, rows affected were not reported
  • WestJet flight 3344, Aug. 15, from Kelowna to Calgary, affecting rows 12 to 18
  • WestJet flight 3303, Aug. 14, from Regina to Kelowna, affecting rows 12 to 18


Passengers seated near a COVID-19 case are not notified of a potential exposure. That information is posted online on the centre’s website.

Anyone arriving in British Columbia from outside of Canada is required to self-isolate and monitor for symptoms for 14 days upon their arrival.

There were 350 new cases recorded in the Interior Health region in the previous 24 hours, according to a Ministry of Health news release issued, Aug. 27. There were 867 new COVID-19 cases reported in B.C. yesterday, the highest daily count since late-April.

READ MORE: B.C. hasn’t seen COVID-19 case counts this high since April


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