Four flights between Vancouver and U.S., U.K., and Alberta confirmed with COVID-19 cases

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      Three international and one domestic flights departing or arriving at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) have been confirmed as linked to COVID-19 cases.

      Today (July 25), the B.C. Centre for Disease Control added four new flights that have had confirmed COVID-19 cases.

      The first international flight was Delta flight 3569 departing from Vancouver to Seattle on July 10. Affected rows were not listed.

      The second international flight was American Airlines flight 1414 from Dallas, arriving in Vancouver on July 11. Affected rows weren’t listed.

      The third international flight was Air Canada flight 855 from London, U.K., to Vancouver on July 17. Rows 26 to 32 are listed as affected.

      The one new domestic flight was Air Canada flight 214 departing from Vancouver to Calgary on July 12. Affected rows listed were 25 to 31.

      Yesterday, a third flight from Mexico City to Vancouver on July 15 was confirmed with a COVID-19 case. Two previous flights on that route with confirmed cases flew on July 8 and 17.

      Anyone who was on these flights should limit their interactions with others and monitor themselves for 14 days after the flight date. Anyone who develops symptoms should immediately self-isolate and contact local healthcare to arrange for testing (call 811 if in B.C.).

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