Passengers aboard flight from Germany to Pearson Airport urged to self-isolate due to COVID-19


Published March 9, 2020 at 11:40 pm


On March 8, Peel Public Health (PPH) confirmed the third case of the coronavirus in the Region. 

The individual was aboard a flight to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport from Frankfurt, Germany. After an investigation from PPH, they believe people aboard the flight may be at risk of contracting the virus.

Passengers who were seated on the main deck of Lufthansa flight #DHL470 in rows one to four have been instructed to self-isolate and call Peel Public Health immediately at 905-799-7700 (905-584-2216 in Caledon) if they become symptomatic. 

As well, anyone who was aboard the flight is instructed to self-monitor for cough, fever, or respiratory issues and contact PPH if symptoms appear before March 21. 

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