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Passenger on Air Canada flight tests positive for Wuhan coronavirus

Christian Fernsby |
Air Canada said yesterday that a passenger aboard one of its flights from Montreal to Vancouver on February 14 has tested positive for Wuhan coronavirus.

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Topics: PASSENGER    AIR CANADA    FLIGHT    WUHAN    CORONAVIRUS   

The airline said it was informed by health authorities on Saturday.

"Air Canada is working with public health authorities and has taken all recommended measures," a spokesperson of the airline said Sunday.

The British Columbia Center for Disease Control is following up with other passengers on that flight to inform them of the news, according to Air Canada.

It is not yet clear whether the passenger is one of the six new coronavirus cases already announced in British Columbia province.


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