Coronavirus Update: Another Passenger Arrives at Victoria Airport Carrying COVID-19

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Coronavirus Canada Updates: Quebec reports over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for 8th consecutive day
Coronavirus Canada Updates: Quebec reports over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for 8th consecutive day

The BC Centre for Disease Control is reporting another flight carrying a person with the COVID-19 virus arrived in Victoria this month.

In this exposure incident, it was Air Canada flight 195, which flew to Victoria from Toronto on October 15th.

Passengers on that flight sitting in rows 17 to 23 are considered to be at risk of contracting COVID-19 and should monitor themselves for symptoms of the virus.

– 14 new exposures in Metro Vancouver schools, workplace and wedding outbreaks, and more

One day after B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry warned new restrictions could be coming due increased cases from weddings and workplaces, regional health authorities issued notifications about public exposure incidents or outbreaks related to both of those situations.

Meanwhile, new case numbers remain above the 200-case mark, active and monitored cases are still increasing, there are two new healthcare outbreaks, and new exposure events at 14 schools in the Lower Mainland.

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