- The Nunavut government has issued guidance to travelers on two flights scheduled on Nov. 2.
- Delay travel till you are fully vaccinated.
Passengers on two Nunavut flights have been warned that they may be infected to COVID-19. The information was shared on social media by the Nunavut administration this weekend.
Passengers who traveled Canadian North flight 5T101 from Ottawa to Iqaluit on Nov. 2 or Canadian North flight 5T880 from Iqaluit to Pond Inlet on Nov. 2 are requested to get a COVID-19 test and isolate until Nov. 16.
The government has also announced special guidance for passengers seated near row 15 on the Ottawa-Iqaluit flight and near row 8 on the Iqaluit-Pond Inlet route.
Anyone seated in the three rows behind or in front of these rows, whether vaccinated or not, is asked to phone the health hotline to have a COVID-19 swab.
Also, anyone on each of these flights is recommended to keep an focus out for symptoms and self-isolate before calling the hotline if they appear. On Nov. 12, a case of COVID-19 was caught in Pond Inlet. It’s the territory’s first reported case in over two weeks.
What You Need to Know
- Before you travel, check the COVID-19 situation at your destination.
- Indoors on public transportation and at U.S. transit hubs, wearing a mask over your nose and mouth is compulsory
- Travel restrictions may be imposed by state, local, and territorial governments.
- If you are not completely vaccinated, get tested among a viral test 1-3 days before your trip.
- If you haven’t been fully vaccinated and need to travel, get tested before and after your trip.
- You should not travel if you have been exposed to COVID-19, are sick, or test positive for COVID-19.
source: nunatsiaq, CDC