Potential coronavirus exposure reported on 2 Air Canada flights from Toronto to Halifax

Nova Scotia Health is advising of potential COVID-19 exposure on flights from Toronto to Halifax on Oct. 12.

In a statement released on Saturday, NSHA said the potential exposures have been identified on the following flights:

  • Air Canada flight 610 on Oct. 12 from Toronto to Halifax
  • Air Canada flight 604 on Oct. 12 from Toronto to Halifax

The Air Canada Flight 610 departed Toronto at 2:10 p.m., health officials said.

Public Health said that passengers in rows 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 seats D, E, F on that particular flight are more likely to have had close contact.

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The second flight departed Toronto at 8 a.m., with passengers in rows 27, 28, 29, 30 seats A, B and C being most likely to have had close contact — they’re being asked to self-monitor for symptoms.

It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on the two flights may develop symptoms up to, and including, 14 days afterward.

COVID-19 symptoms include:

  • Fever (chills, sweats, etc.)
  • Cough (new or worsening)
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle aches
  • Sneezing
  • Nasal congestion or runny nose
  • Hoarse voice
  • Diarrhea
  • Unusual fatigue
  • Loss of sense of smell or taste
  • Red, purple or blueish lesions, on the feet, toes or fingers without a clear cause

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