A flight to Comox has been added to the BC Centre for Disease Control’s list of public COVID-19 exposures.
The flight was Westjet 3171 from Calgary on December 18.
The BCCDC lists passenger rows where applicable as an indicator of a higher risk due to proximity to the case.
In this case, passengers in rows 1 to 5 should consider themselves to be at a higher risk of exposure.
Anyone on a domestic flight with COVID-19 case should self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days.
Those arriving in Canada on international flights are required to self-isolate and monitor for symptoms for 14 days upon their arrival.
Effective March 27, the BCCDC is no longer notifying passengers on affected flights about potential exposures. The information on affected flights is posted publicly on the BCCDC website.