HALIFAX — Passengers on two recent flights from Calgary to Halifax may have been exposed to COVID-19, Nova Scotia public health officials said Sunday.
In a statement, the province said the first potential exposure occurred on WestJet flight WS-232 on Aug. 24, which landed in Halifax at 5:14 p.m. that day.
Authorities said passengers in rows 20 through 24, seats A, B, C and D, are more likely to have been exposed to COVID-19.
They said those passengers should call 811 for advice and that all passengers on the flight should self-monitor for any symptoms.
The second potential exposure took place on WestJet flight WS-232 from Calgary to Halifax on Aug. 26, the public health agency said.
The province said passengers in rows 21 through 26, seats A, B and C, are more likely to have been exposed to COVID-19 on that flight, and should call 811 for advice.
Meanwhile, Nova Scotia reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.
Five cases remain active in the province, which has reported a total of 1,083 positive cases and 65 deaths since the pandemic began.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 30, 2020.
The Canadian Press