A COVID-19 exposure on a Dec. 7 charter flight from Terrace to Vancouver has been reported. The Northwest Regional Airport Terrace-Kitimat is seen here from the runway on June 22, 2020. (Jake Wray/Terrace Standard)

COVID-19 exposure reported on flight out of Terrace

That's the fifth Terrace flight exposed since Oct. 8

  • Dec. 16, 2020 12:00 a.m.

There was a COVID-19 exposure on a charter flight from Terrace to Vancouver Dec. 7, according to a bulletin posted on the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) website.

The exposure occurred on North Cariboo Air flight number 1545. Rows 4 – 10 were affected.

BCCDC did not release any further details of the exposure, in keeping with their standard protocol.

Passengers who sat near a someone later identified to be COVID-19 positive on any B.C. flight will not be directly notified, the BCCDC website states.

“Instead, that information is posted online,” the site states. “Where information on affected rows is available, passengers seated in these rows should be considered to be at higher risk of exposure due to their proximity to the case.”

There have been several other Terrace flights exposed to COVID-19 recently: Two Air Canada flights and one WestJet flight from Terrace to Vancouver had exposures, all on Nov. 18. A North Cariboo Air charter flight from Terrace to Vancouver on Nov. 11 had an exposure. And an Air Canada flight from Terrace to Vancouver on Oct. 8 had an exposure.

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