On Sunday morning, the Kelowna International Airport announced they had been informed that a passenger that flew on a flight from Vancouver to Kelowna on March 10th has tested positive for COVID-19.
It was flight #WS3326, travelling from Vancouver to Kelowna that was impacted.
Both WestJet and public health officials are recommending those who were aboard the flight, and sat in rows 10 to 16 “self-isolate for 14 days after arrival in Canada and monitor for symptoms.”
Following that announcement, WestJet said they were informed by the Government of Canada of four additional flights with travellers who tested positive for COVID-19: WS2 on Mar 3, WS1157 on Mar 11, WS1201 on Mar 12 and WS665 on Mar 12.
WestJet has released seating details surrounding passengers who have recently tested positive for COVID-19, as well as the dates and flight numbers that are impacted.
The full list can be viewed on the airline’s website here.
WestJet said if passengers in self-isolation do notice symptoms they should contact HealthLinkBC at 811.
During the writing of this publication, the provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced 30 new cases of COVID19 in British Columbia, total in the province is now 103. Six people are hospitalized. There are three new deaths, all of them from Lynn Valley Care Centre.
There have also been several new cases on Vancouver Island reported.
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