Cruise operator Royal Caribbean mentioned on Thursday two visitors onboard its Superstar Millennium ship have examined constructive for COVID-19, however are asymptomatic and presently in isolation.
The visitors, who have been sharing a room, are being monitored by the corporate’s medical group, the cruise operator mentioned, including that it was conducting contact tracing, expediting testing for all shut contacts of the people.
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Superstar Millennium was one of many first cruises in North America to restart crusing final week, after greater than a yr.
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Royal Caribbean began crusing in June after assembly the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention’s (CDC) complete tips that included a totally vaccinated crew and everybody over 16 presenting proof of vaccination towards COVID-19.
Cruise operators are among the many final to return to their pre-pandemic operations because the CDC laid out strict steerage earlier this yr for the cruise trade for resuming journeys, after some ships turned hotbeds for the virus final yr.