Nova Scotia Health Public Health said it is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on WestJet flight 254 on Oct. 17 from Toronto to Halifax.
According to health officials, the flight departed Toronto at 21:45 p.m., landing in Halifax at 12:47 a.m. on Oct. 18.
Passengers in rows 1 to 5 seats A, B, C, D are more likely to have had close contact, according to Public Health.
“Passengers in these seats are asked to call 811 for advice and to continue to self-isolate.”
Public Health said it is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on these flights may develop symptoms up to and including Oct. 31.
“Those present on this flight but not in the identified rows and seats should continue to self-isolate as required and self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19.”
The province recommends Nova Scotians visit the province’s self-assessment website if, in the past 48 hours, they have had or are currently experiencing:
- Fever (i.e. chills/sweats)
- Cough (new or worsening)
Or if an individual has two or more of the following symptoms:
- Sore throat
- Runny nose/nasal congestion
- Shortness of breath
Update: This story has been updated with the latest guidance from the Nova Scotia Health Authority