The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has added a new Victoria flight to their list of COVID-19 public exposure sites.

The flight which departed Victoria International Airport on February 12th was bound for Vancouver.

The BCCDC says passengers seated in rows six to 12 on Air Canada Jazz flight 8050 were exposed to a case of the virus.

Affected travellers are asked to monitor their symptoms for 14 days and call 8-1-1 to get tested if they do develop symptoms of the virus.

Symptoms to watch for include headaches, muscle aches and fatigue, nausea, diarrhea and loss of appetite, fever or chills, shortness of breath, sore throat and cough or worsening chronic cough.

As of this publication, there are 153 active COVID-19 cases in the Island Health region.

 

 

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