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Additional COVID-19 cases reported on Kelowna flights

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October 21, 2020 - 9:00 AM

Additional COVID-19 cases have been reported on Kelowna flights this month, according to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control.

A case was already reported on WestJet flight 182, which took off from Kelowna, Oct. 10, and landed in Calgary.

The centre has also reported a COVID-19 case on Flair Airlines flight 8186, which flew from Kelowna to Edmonton, Oct. 12, affecting rows 24-30.

WestJet flight 3255 from Edmonton to Kelowna also had a coronavirus case, Oct. 10, affecting rows include 13 to 19.

READ MORE: New COVID-19 case announced on Kelowna WestJet flight

The CDC says passengers on a domestic flight with a COVID-19 case should self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days. If you have symptoms, the centre recommends that you do a self-assessment.

Starting Oct. 1, Transport Canada updated its mask regulations. Bandanas, face shields and masks with exhalation vents are no longer accepted in Canadian airports.

Travel outside of Canada is not recommended at this time. All passengers who have traveled outside of Canada are required to self-isolate and monitor for symptoms for 14 days upon their arrival.

For more information, visit the B.C. Centre for Disease Control's website.


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