Royal Caribbean Group mentioned on Monday 48 folks on its Symphony of the Seas cruise ship examined optimistic for COVID-19, fueling issues that the brand new Omicron variant of the coronavirus may put a damper on a restoration within the cruise trade.
The cruise operator mentioned it had 6,091 company and crew members on board the ship, which ended a week-long cruise in Miami on Saturday after setting sail on Dec. 11.
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The passengers who examined optimistic have been asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic, Royal Caribbean mentioned in a press release, including that six company have been disembarked earlier within the cruise and transported house.
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Royal Caribbean mentioned 95 per cent of the neighborhood on board have been absolutely vaccinated, whereas 98 per cent of those that examined optimistic have been additionally absolutely vaccinated.
Symphony’s future itineraries usually are not impacted, it added.
(Reporting by Deborah Sophia in Bengaluru; Enhancing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty and Anil D’Silva)
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