UPDATE: WestJet adds more coronavirus-affected flights to list

Iain Burns | March 24, 2020 in National News

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(UPDATE: March 24, 2020) - WestJet has added to a list of flights impacted by the coronavirus.

On Twitter, the airline shared an updated infographic, adding (*) in front of the newly added flights. 

The list shows the flight number, date, destination and what rows would have been affected.

Click here to see the full list on their website.

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(Original story: March 18, 2020)-

WestJet has released another list of flights on which passengers could have been exposed to coronavirus. 

It said passengers in certain rows of the affected planes are considered “close contacts” and might now be infected. 

Photo credit: WestJet

They are advised to self-isolate for 14 days and monitor their symptoms. 

WestJet said people who were on the listed flights but not in affected rows are advised to self-monitor for signs of cough, fever or respiratory issues and to call their local health authorities if symptoms arise within the next 14 days.

Photo credit: WestJet

The company said a total of 14 flights between Feb. 28 and March 12 had passengers on board who tested positive for COVID-19.

On Sunday, the airline announced that a flight to Kelowna was among those affected.

– With files from the Canadian Press

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