Potential COVID-19 exposure identified on flight from Pearson Airport in Mississauga

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The Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is advising the public about the possibility of COVID-19 exposure on a recent flight.

The flight in question, Air Canada flight AC 626, departed from Pearson Airport to Halifax on the evening of Friday, June 26.

“While anyone on the flight could have been exposed, based on Public Health's investigation to date, passengers in rows 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 seats A to C are more likely to have had close contact,” said NSHA Public Health.

NSHA Public Health says it’s also directly contacting anyone known to be a close contact of the person(s) confirmed to have COVID-19.

Those who were on the flight are advised to self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19, which may develop up to 14 days after contracting the virus (up to Friday, July 10 in this case).

Peel residents can visit peelregion.ca/coronavirus/testing for more information on symptoms and getting tested.

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