26 more flights, 156 rows affected by COVID-19 cases at Pearson Airport
Published April 21, 2021 at 5:03 pm
The federal government reports that Pearson Airport saw 26 new flights with COVID-19 cases recently, including 16 that landed at the airport.
13 of the 26 flights were domestic, with 10 departing and three arriving between April 14-18.
The other 13 were international, and all 13 international flights landed at Pearson from abroad between April 14-19.
At least 156 rows were affected across all 26 flights.
According to the federal government, a row is considered affected if it’s three rows (two rows for business class) behind or in front of a row where a seated person is confirmed to have COVID-19 “during a period when they may have been infectious to others.”
Passengers who were sitting in the affected rows — or all passengers on the flight if rows aren’t specified — are advised to self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days and contact public health if they start showing symptoms of the virus.
All flight data is listed on the federal government’s website.
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