Passengers seated in rows five to 11 on WestJet flight 195 on Oct. 10 may have been exposed to COVID-19. (Black Press File Photo)

Passengers seated in rows five to 11 on WestJet flight 195 on Oct. 10 may have been exposed to COVID-19. (Black Press File Photo)

UPDATE: COVID-19 exposure reported on WestJet flights two days in a row

The BCCDC is cautioning people who flew from Calgary to Victoria Oct. 19 and 11

Flights from Calgary to Victoria on two consecutive days have been hit with a COVID-19 warning.

Passengers on a flight from Calgary into Victoria on Oct. 11 may have been exposed to COVID, according to the latest warning by the B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).

If you were on board WestJet flight 195 on Oct. 11 sitting in rows one through seven, you’re asked to self-monitor for symptoms for the next 14 days.

A similar flight coming from Calgary the day before also had a COVID-19 exposure on board. Passengers of an Oct. 10 WestJet flight from Calgary to Victoria may have been exposed to COVID-19, according to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control’s exposure list.

The flight was WestJet number 195 and the affected rows were five to 11.

People who were seated in those rows should self-monitor for 14 days and get tested for COVID-19 if symptoms appear, the BCCDC says.

The last time the BCCDC reported a COVID-19 exposure on a flight through Victoria was for a Sept. 23 Air Canada flight from Toronto to Victoria.

READ ALSO: COVID-19 exposure reported on Air Canada flight from Toronto to Victoria


 

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