Air Canada Jazz flight 8075 on Nov. 18 and 8081 on Nov. 19 from Vancouver to Victoria have been added to the BCCDC flight exposure list. (Black Press Media file photo)

Air Canada Jazz flight 8075 on Nov. 18 and 8081 on Nov. 19 from Vancouver to Victoria have been added to the BCCDC flight exposure list. (Black Press Media file photo)

COVID-19 exposures reported on two flights from Vancouver to Victoria

Air Canada Jazz flights on Nov. 18, 19 have been added to BCCDC exposure list

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has added two Air Canada Jazz flights from Vancouver to Victoria to its COVID-19 exposure list.

Flight number 8075 on Nov. 18 saw rows 11 to 17 affected. The following day, flight number 8081 had rows one to five affected.

The BCCDC recommends that anyone in the affected rows self-monitor for symptoms and get tested as soon as possible if any appear. Symptoms include, but are not limited to, fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, loss of sense of smell or taste, and headache. Anyone experiencing these symptoms can fill out an online self-assessment form.

READ ALSO: Study: fever, loss of taste or smell and nausea among telltale COVID symptoms in kids

Last week, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry recommended that no one travel into or within B.C. unless essential. The province has also suspended all events and social gatherings until Dec. 7, when the situation will be reassessed.

READ ALSO: COVID-19: B.C. extends private gathering ban province-wide

In November, there were five flights added to the COVID-19 exposure list. Two originated from Calgary, while the other three came from Vancouver.

READ ALSO: New COVID-19 exposure on WestJet flight from Calgary to Victoria


 

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