The B.C. Centre for Disease Control has listed Harbour Air and Air Canada flights to and from Nanaimo, from April 3, 4 and 12, on its list of flights with COVID-19. (News Bulletin file)

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control has listed Harbour Air and Air Canada flights to and from Nanaimo, from April 3, 4 and 12, on its list of flights with COVID-19. (News Bulletin file)

COVID-19 cases reported for Nanaimo flights, says disease control centre

Nanaimo flights for April 3, 4 and 12 listed on BCCDC’s list of flights with COVID-19

There have been COVID-19 cases related to air travel to and from Nanaimo, since the beginning of the month, says B.C. Centre for Disease Control.

According to the centre’s list of flights with a case of COVID-19, Air Canada’s flight 2264, from Fort St. John to Nanaimo on April 12 had a case, with affected rows 4-10.

An April 4 Harbour Air flight (1150), destined from Nanaimo to Vancouver, as well as an April 3 flight from Vancouver to Nanaimo (1123), were also listed. Affected rows were not reported for either of those flights.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, chills, coughing, loss of smell or taste and difficulty breathing, according to the centre. Anyone exhibiting symptoms is asked to use the provincial COVID-19 self-assessment tool to determine if they need testing.

Anyone exhibiting symptoms needs to self isolate, the centre said.

For more information, go to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control’s website.

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