A positive case of COVID-19 was recently identified on a Harbor Air flight through Victoria, according to the BC Center for Disease Control.
Passengers who flew from Victoria to Vancouver on Harbor Air Flight 216 on Sept. 23 are at high risk of exposure to the virus. You will be asked to self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms, including fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny nose, loss of smell or appetite, muscle pain, fatigue, and headache, for 14 days. Diarrhea and nausea or vomiting.
The new flight exposure brings the total in September through Victoria to nine so far. In August, the region saw a record 28.
Passenger traffic through Victoria International Airport has also increased. In June, 26,332 passengers passed through YYJ, up from 13,437 in 2020. In July there were 68,292 passengers, up from 34,055 in 2020. And in August the number of passengers rose to 123,024, almost tripling the 46,889 passengers in August 2020.
The main thing keeping the airport now from pre-pandemic levels is that it is not allowed to operate direct international flights. The request for this will come from the federal government.
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