Royal Caribbean cruise ship prevented from entering 2 island nations due to Covid-19 outbreak

Travel December 23, 2021
Royal Caribbean cruise ship prevented from entering 2 island nations due to Covid-19 outbreak

From CNN | Travel by Melissa Alonso and Aya Elamroussi, CNN

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship was denied entry into two island nations after 55 fully vaccinated crew members and passengers contracted Covid-19 only days after the ship had set sail from Fort Lauderdale, the Miami Herald reported Wednesday.

Odyssey of the Seas was barred from entering Curacao and Aruba, effectively remaining at sea until its planned return December 26 to Fort Lauderdale, according to the Herald.

The outbreak comes days after at least 48 people aboard Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas tested positive for Covid-19 when the cruise docked in Miami, the company said.

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