7th Confirmed Case of COVID-19 In Algoma

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The Algoma Public Health is reporting a new COVID-19 case in a resident in the Algoma district. The female travelled back to Canada from London, UK, on an Air Canada flight to Toronto, and caught a connecting flight to Sudbury.

The 70s female is reported to be self-isolating after being tested on March 31st.

March 23, 2020 flight information:

  • London, UK into Toronto’s Pearson International Airport on Air Canada flight AC 869. Passengers in rows 18-22 and flight crew that may have served these rows are considered close contacts of the confirmed case.
  • Toronto into Greater Sudbury’s Airport on Air Canada AC 8611. Passengers in rows 14-18 and flight crew that may have served these rows are considered close contacts of the confirmed case.
  • These individuals in addition to all people who have travelled outside of Canada are directed to self-isolate for 14 days from their arrival in Canada. If you have travelled to Canadian or Ontario communities outside Algoma, especially to places where COVID-19 is spreading locally, stay home for 14 days.

The Public Health Agency of Canada posts information on COVID-19 exposures on flights, cruise ships and mass gatherings.

Learn more about COVID-19 in Algoma.

Visit Ontario’s website to learn more about the province’s response to COVID-19.

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