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Second Prince George flight added to COVID-19 exposure list: BCCDC

Flair Airlines Flight 8711 is affected
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Flair Air departing from the Prince George airport. (via YXS - Prince George Airport)

Another Prince George flight is being warned of COVID-19 exposure by the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC). 

This evening (Sept. 1), the BCCDC announced Flair Airlines flight 8711 on Aug. 24 from Vancouver to Edmonton has been affected.

The flight stopped at Prince George's airport in between the two destinations. 

The affected rows, however, have not yet been reported. 

BCCDC Prince George flight - Sept. 1, 2020Flair Airlines 8711 from Vancouver to Prince George, then again from YXS to Edmonton, has been reported as a COVID-19 exposed flight as of Aug. 24. (via BC Centre for Disease Control)

On Saturday (Aug. 29), YXS saw its first COVID-exposed flight, Air Canada 8212 from Prince George to Vancouver.

Rows six through 12 on that particular plane were affected. 

There are 160 positive COVID-19 cases in Northern Health since March after six were added to the total today (Sept. 1).

Of those cases, 38 are active, four are in hospital, one in critical care and 122 have recovered.