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Public Exposures

Flight, cruise and public events with a confirmed case of COVID-19 are listed here.
As of March 25, 2020, it is mandatory, under the Quarantine Act, that anyone arriving in British Columbia from outside of Canada is required to self-isolate and monitor for symptoms for 14 days upon their arrival. Returning travellers that develop respiratory symptoms are also required to self-isolate for a period 10 days after the onset of symptoms, or when the symptoms resolve, whichever is later. 

Example 1: Respiratory symptoms appear five days after returning to Canada. Self-isolate for 10 additional days for a total of 15 days. 

Example 2: Respiratory symptoms appear two days after returning to Canada. Self-isolate for 10 additional days for a total of 12 days.

Please check this page frequently for updates.

Flights

The information available here is updated as we become aware of flights with an origin or destination in British Columbia with a case of COVID-19 on board. If you have travelled to/ from other parts of Canada, and are concerned about potential in-flight exposure, please check for similar information posted on other provincial public health web sites or the federal government web site

International

Passengers seated near a case of COVID-19 who was recognized after arrival will no longer be directly notified of their potential exposure. Travel outside of Canada is not recommended at this time.  

Cases identified on the following flights:

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Domestic 

Effective March 27th, B.C. no longer directly contacts passengers from domestic flights who were seated near a confirmed case during the flight. Instead, that information is posted online (see below). Passengers in the ‘affected seats’ listed below may have been exposed to COVID-19 and should self-isolate and monitor for symptoms for 14 days following the flight. Other passengers are not required to self-isolate but should self-monitor for onset of symptoms for 14 days after the flight. For flights with ‘affected seats’ not specified, we recommend that flight passengers self-isolate and monitor for symptoms for 14 days following the flight.

Cases identified on the following flights: 

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The information available here is updated as we become aware of flights with an origin or destination in British Columbia with a case of COVID-19 on board. If you have travelled to/ from other parts of Canada, and are concerned about potential in-flight exposure, please check for similar information posted on other provincial public health web sites.

Cruises

Cruise passengers include travellers from around the world who may have been on cruise ships from areas with known or unknown spread of COVID-19. The virus can spread quickly on board cruise ships due to close contact between passengers. Notifications have been sent to passengers on the following cruises with confirmed COVID-19 case(s) on board. 

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Public events

Pacific Dental Conference – March 6-7

A significant number of cases have been connected to the Pacific Dental Conference 2020 held at the Vancouver Convention Centre on March 6 and 7, 2020. We are asking anyone who attended to self-isolate until March 22, 2020.

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