A Dec. 8 Air Canada Jazz flight from Vancouver to Victoria has been added to BCCDC’s list of exposures. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

A Dec. 8 Air Canada Jazz flight from Vancouver to Victoria has been added to BCCDC’s list of exposures. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

Two Vancouver to Victoria flights added to list of COVID-19 exposures

BCCDC says those aboard a flight with an exposure should self-monitor for symptoms

Two flights that landed at the Victoria International Airport last week had confirmed cases of COVID-19 on-board, according to the latest updates from the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).

The BCCDC has added Air Canada Jazz flights 8081 and 8069 to its list of COVID-19 flight exposures.

Flight 8081 took off from Vancouver and landed in Victoria on Dec. 8. The affected rows, which are identified as being at higher risk of transmission, were not reported.

The second affected plane arrived in Victoria from Vancouver on Dec. 10 and, according to the BCCDC, rows 2-8 were exposed.

All passengers on domestic flights with a COVID-19 case are advised to self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days.

READ ALSO: Victoria airport officials confident with protocols, despite flight link to COVID-19


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