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Coronavirus: Nova Scotia issues exposure warnings for 4 flights, Mic Mac Mall

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Nova Scotia Health has issued potential COVID-19 exposure notifications for four flights and the Mic Mac Mall.

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In a press release, officials are asking anyone who was on the following flights in the specified rows and seats is asked to continue to self-isolate and immediately contact 811 or go to the province’s COVID-19 self-assessment page in order to arrange for COVID-19 testing, regardless of whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms:

  • WestJet flight 248 from Toronto on Dec. 23 at 9 a.m. ET to Halifax arriving at 12 p.m. AT. Passengers in rows 8-14 in seats A, B, C and D.
  • WestJet flight 248 from Toronto on Dec. 27 at 10 a.m. ET to Halifax arriving at 12:30 p.m. AT. Passengers in rows 1-4 in seats A, C and D.
  • Air Canada flight 624 from Toronto on Dec. 27 at 9 p.m. ET to Halifax arriving at 2 a.m. AT on Dec. 28. Passengers in rows 1-4 in seats A, C, and D and passengers 15-21 in seats C, D, E and F.
  • Air Canada flight 604 from Toronto on Dec. 29 at 8 a.m. ET to Halifax arriving at 11:30 a.m. Passengers in rows 16 to 22 in seats A, B, C, D.

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Public health officials are asking also anyone who visited Mic Mac Mall at 21 Mic Mac Blvd., on Dec. 19 between 12:30 p.m. and 3:40 p.m. to immediately contact 811 or go to the province’s COVID-19 self-assessment page in order to arrange for COVID-19 testing, regardless of whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms.

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Individuals who have symptoms are required to self-isolate while awaiting test results. Individuals who do not have symptoms do not need to self-isolate while awaiting test results

Nova Scotia considers symptoms to be if, in the past 48 hours, individuals have had or are currently experiencing:

  • Fever
  • Cough

Or two or more of the following symptoms:

  • Sore throat
  • Runny nose/nasal congestion
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath.

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