Cruise Ship Departs U.S. on First Simulated Cruise
Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas departed PortMiami, Florida on Sunday on a CDC-required simulated cruise, marking a major step in the return of cruising in the United States. The...
Nov 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Saturday it recommended that all people avoid cruise ship travel as the risk of COVID-19 on liners is very high.
The CDC advised passengers who decide to go on a cruise should get tested 3-5 days after their trip and stay home for 7 days after travel, even if they test negative. https://bit.ly/2US9P5O
The CDC said earlier that from March 1 through Sept. 28, data showed “a total of 3,689 confirmed cases of COVID-19 or COVID-like illness cases on cruise ships and 41 deaths.” (Reporting by Rama Venkat in Bengaluru; editing by Grant McCool)(c) Copyright Thomson Reuters 2020.
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