Penticton News

Possible COVID-19 exposure on flight to Penticton

Image Credit: FILE PHOTO

A passenger on a recent Air Canada flight to Penticton has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.

The COVID-19 positive case was on Air Canada flight 8352 from Vancouver to Penticton, Dec. 22, with possible exposures to those sitting in rows 2 to 8, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control.

Passengers in the affected rows are required to self monitor for symptoms for 14 days and to self-isolate immediately if they develop any symptoms, in addition to contacting Interior Health.

For the most recent COVID-19 exposures on flights, visit the BCCDC website here.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad or call 250-488-3065 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above.

JONESIE: Electing nice people gets us nowhere
  OPINION I’m going to give you a few of the best examples I can think of as to why you need to vote in the Oct. 15 civic elections — and why it’s crucial you choose the right candidates. The tem
Sushi Party Tray 4 at Jade Asian Kitchen in Vernon.
New Asian fusion eatery opens in downtown Vernon
An Asian restaurant located in the heart of Vernon opened this month. Jade Asian Kitchen specializes in authentic Chinese cuisine, Japanese sushi and Canadian comfort foods. “We love it here in Vernon and are getting lots of pos
Trevor Skinner (left) and Holly Sheree Holborn are living in a truck in Kelowna.
Couple with mental and physical health challenges living in pickup truck in Kelowna
Due to the housing and health-care crises, an Okanagan couple have been living in their pickup truck with their cat for more than a year. Holly Sheree Holborn and her husband Trevor Skinner have been homeless since June, 2021, and are
B.C. realtor fined $5,000 for failing to tell clients about parking
A B.C. realtor has been fined $5,000 for failing to find out whether building permits had been obtained for renovations on a house she sold. According to an Aug. 22 B.C. Financial Services Authority decision, Vancouver-based realtor Michell

Top News