Coronavirus: Cruise ship with virus victims docks in Florida

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5th April, 2020 11:49:55 printer

Coronavirus: Cruise ship with virus victims docks in Florida

 

Another cruise ship Coral Princess with coronavirus victims on board, including two fatalities, docked in Florida of US on Saturday.

Princess Cruises spokeswoman Negin Kamali said in an email that the Coral Princess ship was docking in Miami.

The ship with 1,020 passengers and 878 crew members had been in limbo for days  awaiting permission to dock.

As of Thursday, Kamali said seven passengers and five crew members had tested positive for the coronavirus, reports AP.

Anyone in need of hospitalization would disembark first, the cruise line said, although it wasn't immediately clear when that would happen.


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