The Daily Courier

Passengers, students exposed to COVID


Passengers on a Swoop airline flight from Toronto to Kelowna Jan. 17 may have been exposed to COVID-19.

Two other recent flights also had passengers with COVID-19 aboard.

Passengers who flew on WestJet flight 3170 about 6 a.m. Jan. 14 out of Kelowna are advised to monitor for symptoms for 14 days if they sat in in rows 2-8.

An Air Canada afternoon flight Jan. 18 to Kelowna from Vancuver also had a COVID case, the BC Centre for Disease Control reported. People who were in rows 19-25 are advised to monitor themselves.

A new COVID-19 case has been reported at a Kelowna school. A student or staff member at Central Programs and Services with the virus is now self-isolating at home, Central Okanagan Public Schools said. Anyone potentiall­y exposed will be contacted by Interior Health.

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