Passengers with COVID-19 keep arriving on international flights in Toronto


Summary generated on August 10, 2020

    Published Monday, August 10, 2020 2:24PM EDT. TORONTO - Five flights arriving in Toronto from international destinations since the start of August have had people on board with COVID-19.

    According to the federal government, there were five flights between Aug. 1 and Aug. 4 with travellers who later tested positive for COVID-19 after arriving in Canada.

    The information posted to the government's website is provided by provincial and territorial health authorities, international health authorities and public website.

    The data on the government's website is updated once a day.

    It is mandatory for those coming into Canada from out of the country to self-isolate for 14 days, regardless of whether or not they are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.

    Both WestJet and Air Canada, two of the biggest airlines in North America, began selling their middle seats again on July 1 after months where the option was removed to aid in physical distancing.