Covid Positives Found on Cruise Ship: On Saturday (November 12) 800 passengers on the Carnival company’s cruise ship Majestic Princess were found to be Corona positive, it was airlifted to Sydney, Australia on Saturday (November 12). was stopped. The ship, which departed New Zealand with 3,300 passengers and 1,300 crew members, was docked at the port of Sydney on Saturday morning.
Sydney is the capital of Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales. According to reports, the company has confirmed the ship to be stationed in Sydney.
In 2020 also, there was a corona explosion on the Ruby Princess Cruise Ship in New South Wales itself, in which 28 people died and 900 people were found infected.
Australia’s Home Minister said this
At present, the state’s health agency has declared the Kovid outbreak as a ‘Tier 3’ level threat and has expressed the possibility of spreading the infection rapidly. Australia’s Home Minister Claire O’Neil reassured the people that adequate arrangements have been made to deal with Kovid. Claire O’Neill said authorities had put in place routine COVID protocols in view of the Ruby Princess case and the New South Wales Health Agency would take the lead in determining how to disembark passengers from the Majestic Princess on a case-by-case basis.
What did the cruise ship company say?
According to the New South Wales Health Agency, the Australia unit of Carnival Corporation & Plc Company said that the Kovid passengers had been quarantined on the ship and medical staff are taking care of them. The agency said that it is working with cruise ship staff to monitor the health of passengers and crew members.
Marguerite Fitzgerald, president of Carnival Australia, told the BBC that most cases were detected when the cruise was halfway through its 12-day voyage. Fitzgerald said that most cases were either asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic. He also pointed out that once the number of Covid cases increased at the carnival, additional protocols were put in place. The ship will depart for Melbourne from here. The Australian government informed this week that cases of Kovid-19 are increasing and community infection of its Omicron variant XBB is being seen.
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