Nova Scotia

N.S. Public Health no longer issuing potential exposures

In a news release Wednesday, the province said it no longer has the "necessary information" to report exposure sites accurately.

Province says it no longer has the 'necessary information' to report accurate exposure sites

Most Nova Scotians who are positive for COVID-19 will identify and contact their close contacts, Public Health said. (NIH/Reuters)

Nova Scotia will not be issuing COVID-19 exposures notifications going forward.

In a news release, the province said it no longer has the "necessary information" to report exposure sites accurately.

"Most Nova Scotians who are positive for COVID-19 will identify and contact their close contacts," Public Health said in a release on Jan. 19.

The province said the Omicron variant is widespread throughout the province and the risk of transmission is high everywhere.

The exposures below are the last remaining notifications.

    Flight exposure notices

    Exposure notifications were issued for the following flights. Anyone who was on the following flights in the specified rows and seats should book a COVID-19 test on the self-assessment website or by contacting 811, regardless of whether they have COVID-19 symptoms. 

    All other passengers on this flight should continue to self-isolate as required and monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19.

    • Westjet 3546 travelling on Jan. 9 from Toronto (3:25 p.m.) to Halifax (7:06 p.m.). Passengers in rows 2 to 8, seats A, B, C and D. Anyone exposed may develop symptoms through Jan. 23.
    • Air Canada 1411 travelling on Jan. 9 from Cancun, Mexico (2:55 p.m.) to Halifax (8:25 p.m.). Passengers in rows 14 to 20, seats A, C and D. Anyone exposed may develop symptoms through Jan. 23.
    • Air Canada 602 travelling on Jan. 8 from Toronto (7 a.m.) to Halifax (10:02 a.m.). Passengers in rows 16 to 22, seats A, B, C and D. Anyone exposed may develop symptoms through Jan. 22.
    • Air Canada 1405 travelling on Jan. 8 from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (2:45 p.m.) to Halifax (7:05 p.m.). Passengers in rows 20 to 26, seats A, C, D, E and F. Anyone exposed may develop symptoms through Jan. 22.

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