A passenger who examined optimistic for the corona virus on board a cruise to ‘nowhere’ seems to not be contaminated. As a result of optimistic take a look at, the ship returned to the port of Singapore a day earlier on Wednesday and the roughly 1,700 passengers weren’t allowed to depart their cabin for 16 hours.
“A remaining take a look at has confirmed that the 83-year-old Singapore man aboard Royal Caribbean Worldwide’s Quantum of the Seas doesn’t have a COVID-19 an infection,” mentioned the Ministry of Well being.
All passengers underwent a compulsory corona take a look at previous to the departure of the four-day cruise on Monday. Through the voyage, an 83-year-old man reported corona to the ship’s medical middle. In a brand new investigation on board he examined optimistic. After the ship returned to port on Wednesday, the person was examined once more in hospital. There he examined destructive on Thursday.
Singapore began cruise journeys to ‘nowhere’ in November. These voyages don’t cease at any port after departure. The ship itself is the vacation vacation spot. With the brand new kind of journey, the suppliers can nonetheless become profitable regardless of the journey restrictions as a result of pandemic.
Corona measures do apply on board. For instance, passengers should do a corona take a look at 48 to 72 hours earlier than departure. Everybody additionally wears mouth masks and an digital system for tracing contacts all through the journey.