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COVID-19 case identified on Flair flight to Kelowna

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November 05, 2020 - 10:51 AM

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control is reporting an airline passenger infected with COVID-19 travelled from Winnipeg to Kelowna last week.

There were a potential exposures on Flair flight number 1837 flying from Winnipeg to Kelowna, Oct. 28, affecting rows seven to 13, according to a post to the centre for disease control's website yesterday, Nov. 4.

Another flight with a COVID-19 case landed in Kelowna earlier this week. There was a potential exposure on WestJet 183 flying from Calgary to Kelowna, Oct. 30, the centre for disease control reported, Nov. 1. The rows affected are 12 to 18.

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

Passengers on a domestic flight with a COVID-19 case should self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days.

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

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