Two flights, 14 rows affected by COVID-19 at Pearson Airport

Published July 3, 2021 at 4:49 pm

The federal government is reporting two recent flights that landed at Pearson Airport in Mississauga with COVID-19 cases.

Both flights were international, landing from abroad on Tuesday, June 29. Seven rows were affected on each flight.

No recent domestic flights were reported.

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.

“Unknown” rows may be reported if the row number for the person confirmed to have COVID-19 can’t be validated, or if a member of the crew is confirmed to have COVID-19.

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.

Photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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