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BC Centre for Disease Control has released a public warning for passengers aboard recent flights into Vancouver International Airport.
According to officials, passengers aboard the following four flights may have been exposed to the virus.
No information regarding specific seats was released by BC CDC, but all passengers are now being asked to self-isolate for 14-days.
This week we've added two flights with #COVID19 exposures:
1) Flair 8102 Toronto to YVR on June 21.
2) AC 557 Los Angeles to YVR on June 18.
Passengers should self-isolate and monitor for symptoms for 14 days following the flight. Details: https://t.co/8ymgTqzMbs pic.twitter.com/17f2BMCfTB— BCCDC (@CDCofBC) July 2, 2020
On Wednesday, July 1, Air Canada and WestJet removed physically distanced seating on all flights.
Health Minister Adrian Dix was critical of the decision, calling to see evidence that its in fact safe to drop physical distancing measures.
Dr. Bonnie Henry has stated that in-flight distancing policy does not fall under her jurisdiction.
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