Seven more flights added to COVID-19 watch list
The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has reported seven more flights that either arrived or left Vancouver with at least one COVID-19-positive person on-board.
The BCCDC has been posting these flights since March 27, after it stopped directly notifying passengers who may have been exposed.
Since June 3, there have been 36 COVID-19 flights in B.C.
Most recently, the BCCDC has added four domestic and three international flights to the list, including which seating rows were most likely affected.
The domestic flights are all Air
Canada. They’re Flight 305 from Montreal to Vancouver on July 20 (Rows 34-37); Flight 311 from Montreal to Vancouver on July 24 (Rows 1-4 and 12-14); Flight 204 from Vancouver to Calgary on July 27 (Rows 18-24); and Flight 343 from Ottawa to Vancouver on July 29 (Rows 4 and 12-17).
The international flights are Aeromexico Flight 696 on July 22 from Mexico City to Vancouver (Rows 19-25); Air Canada Flight 575 on July 23 from Los Angeles to Vancouver (Rows 15-21); and Air Canada Flight 007 on July 26 from Vancouver to Hong Kong (Rows 22-28).